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Louisville Historical Museum

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Small Interesting Free Museum

We were given a great tour of the 3 museum buildings this past Saturday by Bridget. It was fun to... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Small and free - worth your time

We stopped by this tiny museum on an afternoon out in downtown Louisville. It's free, and the staff... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Nelson P
Busan, South Korea
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“tour”(6 reviews)
“mines”(3 reviews)
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1001 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027-1725
+1 303-665-9048
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 August 2014

The Louisville Historical Museum is located in the historic downtown of the former coal mining settlement. It uses historical photographs and other artifacts to tell the storied history of Louisville. The curator of the museum is a very friendly and knowledgable woman dedicated to preserving...More

4  Thank Dansanity
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We dropped in on the night we went to the Art Walk. The museum is very heavy on old photographs, but the people are very knowledgeable and friendly. There are some ineteresting things like the old curtains to the theatre, maps of where the coal...More

3  Thank David B
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Cute little museum with good staff to show us around. Had to wait a few minutes as they were on tour when we got there but enjoyed to 3 buildings and information about Louisville.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were given a great tour of the 3 museum buildings this past Saturday by Bridget. It was fun to hear about the history of the town from someone who clearly loves history. The first building gives a short history of the town and its...More

Thank maryjok456
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful visit at this little hidden gem!! Lots of great information. Very interesting and enjoyable for our kids 12 and 16. Spent about 1 1/2 hours.

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We stopped by this tiny museum on an afternoon out in downtown Louisville. It's free, and the staff member there (Jason) was very friendly and informative, letting us ask questions and take the tour at our own speed. One of the main buildings of the...More

Thank Nelson P
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning til 1pm is Farmers Market. Every other day is quiet in this 2-3 block historical cow Poke town. McMansions is the new way but step back & fond Moxie!

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We just moved to Louisville a year ago and the tour gave us a stronger appreciation for this great little town. It included a tour of a shop and a home from the 1800s.

Thank aj_adler
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Stopped at the museum and were so impressed. The displays were informative and the out buildings depicting life during the towns mining Era and boom, excellent. Wonderful books available for sale, one which we purchased outlining the historic homes of Colorado. The best part of...More

1  Thank Karenmtthw
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Its looks small from the outside but there are 3 buildings housing historical artifacts. It's delightful for local but equally interested for how life was a couple of generations ago. One building has an old general store with additional artifacts fit into the available space,...More

3  Thank 2kidsTraveler
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Wonderful surprise that it was free. Fun to see and hear about Louisville's history. Love the photos and items

1  Thank JJBBMOW
Reviewed 11 December 2015

There are some interesting exhibits in the this small town museum. I believe the house next door was ordered from the Sears Catalog! There are old photos and some memorabilia from the mining days. The museum has very limited hours, which are posted on the...More

1  Thank CelticChick52
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