Ghost Town Museum Profile

Ghost Town Museum

Step back in time into a historic look at an old west town!

400 South 21st Street Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904 // View Map
719.634.0696 //
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily

Fast Facts

Step back in time at the Ghost town museum!

Experience Colorado’s past at this fun and historic look back at the Old West! From the boardwalk to the blacksmith shop, gold panning to great gifts, Ghost Town is a great indoor family experience!


Summer Hours Open Daily 9 A.M. – 6 P.M.
Winter Hours Open Daily 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.



Children (6-16)

Child Under 6

$7.50 $5.50 FREE


Screenshot 2014-03-26 11.15.30The Ghost Town Museum is located right off of Highway 24 and 21st street on the West side of Colorado Springs. Follow these directions or enter 400 South 21st Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 into your GPS or Phone.

Off Highway 24:

– Head South on 21st Street.
– Take an immediate Right (West) on Bott Avenue.
– Ghost Town is on the Right.



Fast Facts

  • Adults $7.50, Child (6-16): $5.50
  • Last admission sold 30 minutes prior to close.
  • Located in an area that was once a very active mill and gold processing district!


  • Pan for real gold (seasonal) and other hands-on activities great for kids!
  • Great attraction if you're looking for something to do indoors.
  • Crank a butter churn, operate an old time arcade or nickelodeon!


Turn Your Watch Back 100 Years!

As a true preservation of Colorado’s western past, Ghost Town Museum is a fun and historic look back at the kind of old west town that used to dot this region during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

“An Authentic Ghost Town”

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.

Ghost Town Museum serves as a permanent example of what the wild west towns of 100 years ago might have been like. It has been done in a way that is enjoyable for young and old alike. There are many hands-on activities for the kids. Crank a butter churn, operate an old time arcade or nickelodeon. See a short film on the gold mining era or pan for real gold in the extensive panning areas, (seasonal). Shop for Colorado gifts, have a picnic, or sip an old time sarsaparilla.

Indoor Boardwalk

As an indoor attraction, Ghost Town Museum is a great place for you to continue to experience the history and wonder of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region when the weather isn’t great outside. Experience an entire town built indoors!

Play in the Arcade!

Are you a good shot? Prove it at Ghost Town’s arcade alone with other games and activities!


For more than 50 years, Ghost Town Museum has been collecting and preserving the heritage of the Old West. Come see how folks used to live in the gold rush ages of the Pikes Peak Region!


When weather permits, you and your family can pan for gold outside in their gold panning trough. It’s hard work just to find one nugget, but it’s worth it!


From gag gifts to actual artifacts, t-shirts to decor, the Ghost Town Gift Shop has something for everyone! Stop in after your tour for some sarsaparilla!



Is this a haunted attraction?

No, Ghost Town Museum has absolutely nothing to do with actual ghosts or anything paranormal what-so-ever. Nothin’ spooky happening here!

What, exactly, is a ghost town?

A “ghost town” is a once thriving town that has been completely abandoned.

Do you host field trips?

Ghost Town Museum is a great place for field trips! The kids will get to explore through hundreds of historical artifacts, pan for gold, and play antique arcade games all while learning about Colorado’s rich history!

Can we schedule an event here?

We host all sorts of special events at Ghost Town. It’s the perfect place for rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, corporate events and more!

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