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Colorado Railroad Museum
Colorado Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Lakewood, CO
Museum in Golden, CO USA

Over 100 pieces of historic rail equpment on display, rides The Colorado Railroad Museum houses the largest collection of Colorado narrow gauge equipment in the world and three of the original seven Galloping Geese.


Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

CSPM explores the history culture of the Pikes Peak Region Ignite Your Curiosity. Discover Your Story.

Ghost Town Museum
Ghost Town Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

The museum display is contained in the original 1899 Colorado Midland railroad complex, and contains a complete town made from the very structures that were once decaying into the mountainside. Ghost Town Museum in Colorado Springs, CO is a fun and historic look back at the type of old west town that used to dot this region during the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Museum in Manitou Springs, CO USA

During the summer, Native American dancers also wait to reveal secret rites and ceremonies that have been passed down for hundreds of years. So be sure to include Manitou Cliff Dwellings during your visit to the Pikes Peak region.

Mcallister House Museum
Mcallister House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

The McAllister House Museum, built in 1873, is one of Colorado Springs' oldest and most charming landmarks. Through careful research and restoration the NSCDA in Colorado has returned this English Gothic cottage to its original elegance.


Miramont Castle Museum - Manitou Springs Historical Society
Miramont Castle Museum - Manitou Springs Historical Society things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Manitou Springs, CO USA

Visit the Queen's Parlour Tearoom in historic Miramont Castle Museum, Manitou Springs, where you can play make-believe wearing our Victorian hats and derbies. Homemade soups, hearty sandwiches, fabulous desserts.

Museum of Colorado Prisons
Museum of Colorado Prisons things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Canon City, CO USA

Explore the history of Colorado corrections! Individual MP# and CD audio tours guide visitors through cells filled with exciting exhibits and life sized models that link the past to the present in a dramatic presentation.

NCAR
NCAR things to do on a rainy day in Boulder, CO
Museum in Boulder, CO USA

NCAR's Mesa Laboratory Visitor Center Visit NCAR to learn about weather, climate and the atmosphere. Enjoy interactive exhibits, an outdoor weather trail, art galleries and more. Public tours are offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12 pm-1 pm, with private group tours offered by appointment.

New exhibit at WMMI!
New exhibit at WMMI! things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County New Mexico


Pikes Peak Historical Street Railway Foundation
Pikes Peak Historical Street Railway Foundation things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Museum and trolley restoration shops in 1888 Chicago, Rock Island Pacific Railroad Roundhouse. Ride a 1947 PCC car.

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

World class dinosaur museum Travel back in time at the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, a 20,000-square-foot world class museum of which 12,000 feet are dedicated to dinosaur displays, located in Woodland Park, Colorado.

Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum
Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

See 60+ original and restored vintage and antique Indians, Harley-Davidson, Excelsior, and more. View authentic period photographs and a wide display of memorabilia. Free admission! 5865 N. Nevada Ave. . 719-487-8005

Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Western Museum of Mining & Industry things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Come see "The Museum That Works"!

Cripple Creek District Museum
Cripple Creek District Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Cripple Creek, CO USA

Three buildings filled with Cripple Creek gold rush history, great artifacts, Victorian rooms, gift shop, turn-of-the-century assay office, historical gold rush photos.

Dr. Lester L. Williams Fire Museum
Dr. Lester L. Williams Fire Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

This collection was donated to and is presently in the possession of the Friends of Dr. Lester L. Williams Committee and on display and available to the public. Dr. Lester L.

May Natural History Museum
May Natural History Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

One of the world's most famous displays of giant tropical insects and their relatives - including thousands of beautiful butterflies, 16-inch stick insects, grotesque beetles, spiders scorpions. Also images of the history of space exploration.

National Day of the American Cowboy
National Day of the American Cowboy things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Celebrating the American Cowboy Wear a cowboy hat or cowboy boots to the museum and get a $1 off any admission. View an art exhibit on American Cowboys.

Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation
Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Peterson AFB, CO USA

The museum is a collection of buildings, an airport and Medal of Honor Park contained within a State Historical District, site of the first Colorado Springs Municipal Airport founded in 1926. The museum collection includes sixteen aircraft and nine rockets/missiles.

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum
Victor Lowell Thomas Museum things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Victor, CO USA

Two floors of artifacts, books, exhibits and photographs depict the life in Victor from its earlier days to he heyday of gold mining. Pan for real gold and gems outside the museum, open daily.

Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Western Museum of Mining & Industry things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Colorado Springs, CO USA

Witness a 37-ton Corliss Steam Engine in operation, learn how to gold pan, see what rocks you eat!, experiment with hands-on exhibits, picnic on our 27 acres, visit with our donkeys, and much more!


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