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Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

Explore Gold Rush History Past & Present at The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum in historic Victor is a great place to explore gold rush history and the present-day gold mining legacy.

Pan for real gold and take a tour of the real, working gold mine.

The museum houses two floors of exhibits depicting life in Victor from its beginnings. The museum also displays memorabilia of famous author and world traveler, Lowell Thomas.

The gift shop offers books, jewelry, Victorian accessories, historic maps and postcards, prints, and gold ore rocks, as well as souvenirs.

Modern gold mine tours at the museum feature the operations of Newmont Mining Corporation. Tours will offer the chance to see giant haul trucks, shovels and drill rigs in action in the large surface mine between Victor and Cripple Creek. All proceeds go to the museum.

The mine tour cost is $8.50 per person.
Tours are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.:
Every day but Thursday from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.
Reserve early as tours are very popular and fill up quickly. Reservations: online at or at 719-689-4211.
No children under 5 allowed on tours.
The maximum on each tour is 13.

In addition, while in Victor you can hike on the Trails of Gold and see up close 1890's gold mines that made Victor famous, or walk the downtown streets filled with historic buildings and shops - a quiet, historic mountain setting filled with sunshine and cool summer temps.
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  • Gift Shop
  • Group Discount
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  • Phone: 719-689-5509
  • 3rd & Victor Avenue
  • Victor, CO  80860
3rd & Victor Avenue
Victor, CO 80860

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