Oct. 11-Dec. 18
Open Weekends 10-5
Black Friday, Nov. 25 open 10-5
Feb. 18, 19, 20
Feb. 25, 26 Open 10-5
All Ages $10
Admission includes gold panning during the summer months
Sunnyside Cemetery Tours (summer)
Stranger Side of Victor Tours (fall)
Spirits of Sunnyside Tours (fall)
$10 per person
Guided Bus Tours
$15 per person
Special Group Tours Welcome by
Discounted Admission Available with Gold Camp Adventure Tours.
Pan for gold and gems! Gold panning is open daily during the summer months, weather allowing.
Thank you to our major supporters:
Bill & Beth Reid
The Ed and Cherry Hunter Family
Alex & Kathy Paul
Take a guided bus tour of the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining District! Learn about modern and historic gold mining, ghost towns and more. Looking for mining tours in Colorado...starting May 2023.Read More
Walk through Victor's historic Sunnyside Cemetery - learn about pioneers of days gone by! June-September. Check back in 2023 for dates.More Area Museums
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The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum is an original 1899 building that houses two floors of artifacts, books, exhibits and photographs depicting the life in Victor from its beginnings to the heyday of gold mining. See our diamond dust mirror, large collection of mining artifacts, themed-rooms, and old-fashioned doctor's office!
Outside during the sunny summer, you can pan for real gold and gems. The panning trough is open daily from Memorial Day to the end of September, weather allowing.
The museum also displays memorabilia once owned by famous journalist, author and world traveler, Lowell Thomas. A free video featuring Thomas is playing our media room.
Our gift shop offers books, historic maps and postcards, real stone and Victorian jewelry, old-time games and puzzles, gold ore and rocks and minerals.
Sign up for one of our special programs, guided bus tours , or walking tours of the Sunnyside Cemetery, and learn more about the 1890's gold rush that made Victor and Cripple Creek famous.
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