April and May Saturdays 10-5May Sundays 10-5May 28-Oct. 2 Open Daily 9:30-5:30Oct. 3-Dec. 18Open Weekends 10-5
All Ages $10Admission includes gold panning during the summer months.Group Rates Available.
Sunnyside Cemetery Tours$10 per personGuided Bus Tours$15 per personSpecial Group Tours Welcome byArrangementDiscounted 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 ReidThe Ed and Cherry Hunter Family
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...
Walk through Victor's historic Sunnyside Cemetery - learn about pioneers of days gone by!
Your donations are appreciated. Our non-profit museum depends on donors like you.
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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