The Penrose Heritage Museum, Colorado Springs

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The Penrose Heritage Museum showcases the life and legacy of entrepreneur and philanthropist Spencer Penrose and his wife Julie. From the carriage used in the 1841 Presidential Inauguration to Robby Unser's open wheel Chevy, The Penrose Heritage Museum is the ideal place to spark imagination. Admission is free.
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  • Stopped by chance. Had to park in hotel pay garage. Admission was free. Take the time to watch the videos they show. Great history. Probably more of an adult stop, looking for nostalgia, especially ab...  more »
  • We were really impressed by this hidden gem. The old carriages and history lesson on Colorado Springs and the nearby gold mines was nice, but the exhibit on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is ...  more »
  • The Broadmoor and its Heritage Museum are really gems and should not be missed by anyone visiting the Springs. The carriages and autos are neat and the new addition of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb expand...  more »
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  • This is a cool little spot to check out and it is free. I would have given it 5 Stars except of the lack of any mention of Flint Michigan. They have old carriages and Buggies on display and all are from the East Coast. I thought they would have at least some mention of Flint being it was one of the biggest centers of wagon and buggy Manufacturing.
  • Jason, the curator was phenomenal! Short, but engaging visit. Awesome things to see, and the Hill Climb video was informative as well as entertaining!
  • This museum is great! It is free and was not busy when we went. The man that worked there that day was so sweet and lovely. He even gave advice on what to see across the street! The museum included many race cars that have raced Pikes Peak hill climb. There are also a lot of artifacts from Mr. Penrose and his family. I would recommend it!
  • History of pikes peak was amazing. Well done.
  • Great collection of Pikes Peak Hill Climb Cars

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