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Georgetown Energy Museum

600 Griffith St, Georgetown, CO 80444
+1 303-569-3557
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Good small museum to visit while in town

This was a good museum to visit when we were in town unfortunately we had small children and they... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
via mobile
A really neat working power plant from days gone by

A fun place to visit if you are in Georgetown. You can hang out and get a very detailed history... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Green Valley, Arizona
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600 Griffith St, Georgetown, CO 80444
+1 303-569-3557
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This was a good museum to visit when we were in town unfortunately we had small children and they were not very patient, the museum has some history of the town and in fact of Colorado you can visit if you have maybe an hour.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A fun place to visit if you are in Georgetown. You can hang out and get a very detailed history from the docent, or you can cruise through and check out the old electric relics throughout. It is a working Hydroelectric plant run by Xcel...More

Thank CCMH
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A simple "museum" with a few displays to play with. This is basically a working hydro power plant actually running. It uses the stream water that falls a few hundred feet from the mountain above.

Thank TucsonTerry
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great tour guide with so much info about how steam and water generated electricity in the same plant. Guide told some interesting stories about life in the 1920 till now in this area.Also enjoyed seeing the old home use items--washing machine, ovens, stoves, etc...

Thank LMomG
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Fascinating and some fun "experiments" for the kids to play with. Interesting and it s provides power to the area.

Thank NikJo
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We really enjoyed visiting this interesting place. The gentleman we talked to was a wealth of information, and there were really cool old pieces of equipment.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped with our family quickly and soon realized we would be there a little longer. The exhibits were interesting and captivated the attention of a four year old. We did the self guided walking tour and that worked for us.

Thank Farmgirl61235
Reviewed 1 March 2017

As an engineer I like finding museums that include things like the old generators that can be found here. Non-engineers could probably enjoy a 30 minute walk around as well. Next time I hope to bring my teens to torture them with the educational experience

1  Thank Car0l_A_Squared
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The tour of this power plant is fascinating and contains many, many artifacts from turn of the century (late 1800's) power generation. The docent is both knowledgeable and friendly. A GREAT experience.

Thank 909frankl909
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great place to visit! Very helpful volunteers to show you around and answer questions. We saw not only the power plant itself, but also many items that were used as electricity became available in the Gerogetown area that were antiques.

Thank tkendrick51
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