Museums & Points of Interest
|Take the family to one of the many Historic Estes Area Museums. Visitors to the area can learn more about our history, wildlife and natural resources. Browse exhibits interpreting early inventions and life as it once was in the region. Estes Park claims several sites listed on the National Historic Register as well as the world’s largest key collection. Other fun artifacts include steam cars, vintage clothing and antique wagons.|
Historic Fall River Hydroplant
1754 Fish Hatchery Rd | Estes Park, Co 80517 | (970) 586 – 6256 Hydroplant Website
Hydroplant was built by F.O. Stanley to power his famous Stanley Hotel in 1909. Open summer, otherwise by appointment.
517 Big Thompson Ave/Lower Stanley Village | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 577 – 1903
Area History pertaining to FO Stanley’s life in Early Estes Park, photography, music, steamcars, antiques, books & gifts.
Estes Park Museum
200 4th St | Estes Park, CO 80517 | (970) 586 – 6256
Permanent and temporary exhibits on the history of the area. Free Admission.
Moraine Park Museum
Located on Bear Lake Road in Rocky Mountain National Park | (970) 586-1206
Learn about the creation of the landscape that makes Rocky Mountain National Park one of the most scenic places on earth.
MacGregor Ranch Museum
180 MacGregor Avenue | (970) 586-3749
Guided Museum tours, self guided outbuilding tours and interpretive trails, horse-drawn machinery exhibits, interactive agricultural buildings tour, wagon rides, agricultural activities, interactive nature center, nature trails and camping, outdoor education sites.
The Baldpate Inn – Historic Key Collection
4900 S Hwy 7, Estes Park CO 80517 / 970-586-6151 Historic Key Collection www.baldpateinn.com