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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

Lose track of time. 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

Located downtown in the restored 1903 El Paso County Courthouse, preserving the history culture of the Pikes Peak Region. In 2009, featuring exhibits to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush.

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

A gem located in one of the best places in the world to see fossils and rocks where dinosaurs are found. Among our dinosaurs on display, is the world's most complete Stegosaurus.

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 solar science. Enjoy interactive exhibits, an outdoor weather trail, supercomputers, an art gallery and more. Public noon-hour tours are offered MWF, with private group tours offered by appointment.


Outdoor Family Fun Day
Outdoor Family Fun Day
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Outdoor fun for all family members Come and join DRC for a day of fun and food! Wolves, Gold Panning, Chalk Painting, Shale Splitting, Face Painting, Balloons & Kindermusik. Our local Fire Department will be here with their fire truck as well as our local Police with a roll-over simulator.

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

Santa & Mrs. Claus are coming to RMDRC
Santa & Mrs. Claus are coming to RMDRC things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Santa will be here from 11-3 on Dec. 11, 18, 20, 21, 22, & 23. Mrs. Claus will be here on Dec 18th at 11:30 & 1:30. Come and meet “Pepper”, Mrs. Claus’s helper. Become one of Santa’s reindeer’s and learn a reindeer poem. Meet and get a kiss from the Christmas Mouse.

Santa Claus is coming to DRC
Santa Claus is coming to DRC things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Visit Santa and make an ornament Santa Claus will be coming to the Dinosaur Resource Center from 11am-3pm. We have our craft table available for the children to make an ornament for our Christmas tree as well as one for themselves.

6th Annual Kids Free Day
6th Annual Kids Free Day things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

This annual event presents an opportunity to bring the whole family out for a day of education and entertainment with Marc Straub of “Cool Science”. He will have shows at 11:30am and 2:00pm and will be here all day for hands on activities.

8th Annual Critterfest
8th Annual Critterfest
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Critterfest Wolves, Hedgehogs and Dogs, Oh My! This event has been growing each year with many animal rescue and support groups including everyone's favorite, Standing Bear, founder of The Thelma and Flash Hedgehog Rescue.

A Salute to the Red, White and Blue
A Salute to the Red, White and Blue things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Veteran's Day Celebration for kids It’s a salute to the Red, White, and Blue! In honor of our Veterans the Dinosaur Resource Center will feature patriotic animal stories by Cathy Kelsay There also will be stories about turkeys to honor Thanksgiving.

A visit with Mrs. Claus
A visit with Mrs. Claus things to do on a rainy day in Colorado Springs, CO
Museum in Woodland Park, CO USA

Ho! Ho! Ho! Mrs. Claus along with Santa will be visiting the Dinosaur Resource Center for some Christmas merriment. Mrs. Claus will have all her puppet friends including her Christmas mouse join her for holiday stories, songs, poems, and excitement.

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.

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