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History Colorado Center – Virtual Tour

History Colorado Center - Virtual Tour

History Colorado Center – Virtual Tour

The History Colorado Center is a museum dedicated to the history of the state of Colorado. The Center’s exhibits feature hands-on learning using engaging stories and techniques.

The History Colorado Center features the following exhibits:

  • Living West –  explores the dynamics between the people of Colorado and the region’s environment
  • Colorado Stories – explore some of the people that have shaped Colorado’s history
  • Destination Colorado – focuses on the former town of Keota, Colorado, established in 1880
  • Time Machine – go back in time to learn from different periods in that state’s history
  • Denver Diorama – shows what the city looked like when it was a small town on the 1800s

Highlights of the History Colorado Center

  • The Dust Bowl Exhibit – experience the Black Sunday storm of the 1930s and see what hardships the Dust Bowl offered homesteaders
  • The Mesa Verde Exhibit – features the daily lives of the Ancestral Puebloans with dioramas and artifacts including pottery and tools
  • The Mountains Exhibit – explore the wildlife and environment of Colorado’s mountains 
  • The Granada War Relocation Center – an internment camp used to house Japanese-Americans after the attack on Pearl Harbor
  • A Silvermine –  explores the workings of a silver mine

History Colorado Center

  • Museums:       History Colorado Center
  • City:                 Denver
  • State:               Colorado
  • Country:          United States
  • Established:    2012
  • Type:               History Museum
  • Location:        1200 Broadway, Denver, Colorado

History Colorado Center – Map

History Colorado Center – 360 Virtual Views

History Colorado Center – 360 Virtual Views

History Colorado Center

History Colorado Center

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History Colorado Center

History Colorado Center

History Colorado Center

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“History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”
– David McCullough

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