South Park City Museum

100 4th St.
Fairplay, CO 80440- Map It
Phone: (719) 836-2387
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South Park City Museum, at 4th and Front sts., is a restored early Colorado gold-mining town typical of the 1860s to 1900s. Seven of the more than 40 buildings are on their original sites; the remaining structures were moved from deserted mining camps and ghost towns in nearby areas of Park County. The buildings, all furnished with period articles, include a newspaper office, drugstore, saloon, assay office and general store. Mining machinery also can be seen, and a narrow-gauge train stands at the depot. Special events feature interpreters dressed in period clothing along with demonstrations of crafts.
$10; $9 (ages 65+); $4 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Daily 9-7, Memorial Day-Labor Day; 10-5, mid-May to Memorial Day weekend; 10-6, day after Labor Day to mid-Oct. Allow 1 hour minimum.