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Boettcher Mansion

900 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401-9510
+1 720-497-7630
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This was a cool little place to visit and see how the family started their business and left it I... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
Beautiful historical gem on Lookout Mountain

The Boettcher Mansion on Lookout Mountain was built in 1917. It recently celebrated its centennial... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Orange County
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The Boettcher Mansion provides a rare combination of historic authenticity and modern amenities from its secluded setting inside the Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve in Golden, CO, only a half-hour drive west of Denver. Built in 1917 as a summer home and seasonal hunting lodge for Charles Boettcher, the former "Lorraine Lodge" was donated to Jefferson County in the 1970s for public use and enjoyment. In 1984, the Arts and Crafts estate was listed on the National Register of Historic Places External Link Icon and now serves as Jeffco's premier historic events venue. A division within the Jefferson County Parks department, the Mansion is self-sustaining, supporting itself primarily from event fees. An impressive example of adaptive re-use, the one-time family residence is perfectly suited for all kinds of social gatherings, including weddings, receptions and commitment ceremonies, along with memorial services and other commemorative milestones. Carefully preserved and sensitively updated in 2005-07, this rustic yet polished architectural gem offers a stunning backdrop for conferences, dances, executive retreats, family reunions, film shoots, fundraisers, lectures, musical performances and trade shows...to name just a few of our ongoing functions.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average29%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“wedding venue” (5 reviews)
“hunting lodge” (3 reviews)
“nature center” (10 reviews)
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900 Colorow Rd, Golden, CO 80401-9510
+1 720-497-7630

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was a cool little place to visit and see how the family started their business and left it I guess to the county who now runs it. It was free to go in.

Thank brownard
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The Boettcher Mansion on Lookout Mountain was built in 1917. It recently celebrated its centennial, with a music, vendors, slide show and food goodies. You can tour the Arts & Crafts style home but most people get there introduction through the many occasions, especially weddings,...More

Thank lovetotravel92630
Reviewed 26 July 2017

What a beautiful mansion, with lots of easy-walking paths. The view is spectacular, of course! The rangers are very knowledgable about the family, the house, the time when they lived, along with their place in history. Lovely place to visit.

Thank lindareilly1975
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We enjoyed the opportunity to tour this beautiful mansion/lodge...and enjoyed some time in nearby Golden as well...We went to the Buffalo Bill Grave on the same trip...They are quite close together. And then, take the switchback drive back down into Golden! Exhilarating!

Thank GCP80130
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were recently part of a 100-guest wedding and reception at this lovely 1917 Arts & Crafts log “mansion” high above Golden, CO. It’s a beautiful venue for any event you want done Colorado-style. The staff was most attentive and polite. The facility itself, now...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My wife and I stopped back at the mansion since we got married here almost twenty years ago. It a nice little house with several rooms with historical information and some land to walk around on. There is also a nature center for you to...More

Thank bssc
Reviewed 2 April 2017

After a pretty drive up the mountain, we came to this mansion. We stopped in on a Monday in early spring, so the gardens weren't much to see yet and the Nature Center was closed) however the Mansion itself was interesting and had lots of...More

1  Thank 653Gretchen_S
Reviewed 26 January 2017

More for someone looking to book an event. Not really a tourist attraction. Could be more but I think they are just happy to make money on events.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to the Mansion for a wedding and it was the perfect venue for that. The photo ops outside were numerous and gorgeous. The mansion is an old hunting lodge and looks exactly like that. They have added some rooms and walls but the...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We went here on a scouting mission for a wedding venue. It would be a lovely place for a wedding or other function if you are looking. You can wander around and do a self guided tour.

Thank Janet F
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Karen M
11 April 2015|
Response from pixster | Reviewed this property |
Hi... I visited this mansion a few months ago. It is a free self guided tour. I am not sure of the hours it is open. But it's main purpose is an event center for catered events and weddings. The information about the house... More