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Ghost Town Museum, Colorado Springs
(2.8/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Selected by Mobile Travel Guide and Family Circle Magazine as one of the fifty-five special attraction of America. See the USA Travel Edition Recognition of Merit. Explore the boardwalk connecting the Blacksmith's shop, Saloon, General and Merchants of main street, with the Livery Stable, and Victorian Home. Each is filled with thousands of fascinating artifacts. Ghost Town Museum delights young and old with lots of hands on activities, including old time arcades, panning for real gold (summer months), and much, much, more.
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  • A look at how people lived and worked hard without modern gadgets. Man/Woman power is what they had to survive. It was fascinating and we loved all the artifacts, stagecoach, pharmacy, general store, ...  more »
  • This museum is little but is totally worth the $7.50 it totally gives you an insight of what the Wild West use to be. They have lots of things that you can actually touch so that is always great for w...  more »
  • We expected to find some sort of Ghost story place, haunted tales etc. but when we arrived we realized our mistake...."Ahhh, Ghost town, now I see." But hey, we were there, we sought it out, why not. ...  more »
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  • Fun but smaller than it looks. That back fence that looks like a big ghost town is just for show. There isn't anything back there. Otherwise it is a cool collection of historical items from the Wild West. Good way to kill an hour or so if you are in the area and like that period in history. -1 star for getting my hopes up with that danged fence!
  • Chieesiest museum ever. U cant even enter the rooms just look in. The "gold panning" umm gross. It was stagnent water with some fools gold thrown in sand. Not much fun but at least its cheap.
  • A really fun place with a lot to see. Also, the kids can pan for real gold (the staff putts a couple of tiny flakes in a wooden sluice outside) Giftshop inside with a whole selection of souvenirs.
  • GTW had some great old wild west relics with real displays of life a hundred years ago . Forgot to mention they have gift shop with neat stuff .
  • It was okay. Nice collection of stuff. My son thought the panning for gold was the best part.