History of Colorado- The Place to be

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The Colorado History Museum is a great place for the whole family.

The Colorado History Museum is a great place for the whole family. They have a wide variety of exhibits including Colorado Stories, All Aboard Colorado, Destination Colorado, Great Map of Colorado & Time Machines, and The People the Place and the Promise.  They also have a traveling exhibit called the American Soldier where you can learn about what it was like to be an American Soldier over 150 years ago. If you are interested in Denver, make sure to visit Denver A to Z, and Denver Diorama exhibits.

If you are interested in the Amache- Granada Relocation Center, make sure to visit the Colorado Stories exhibit. They have 2 films on the Amache, and a remade bedroom of what it was like to live in Amache. The Japanese-Americans were taken to Amache, and they were only allowed to bring 2 suitcases of their belongings with them. They were imprisoned at Amache from 1942-1945. There were 7,500 Japanese- Americans that lived in Amache. There were 10 Amache camps, all in the western part of the United States including Colorado, California, Nevada, Idaho etc.

Some great exhibits at the Colorado History Museum is the All Aboard Colorado exhibit, where you can see a modular train display that runs only on weekends. The Destination Colorado exhibit is a great exhibit for families, and it introduces visitors to the 1920s dry land farming town of Keota. At the Great Map of Colorado & Time Machines exhibit, you will see a map of Colorado embedded in the museum’s Anschutz Hamilton Hall floor that comes to life with H.G. Wells inspired time machines. The People the Place and the Promise exhibit has a wall of 132 interlocking LCD screens that create a dynamic media presentation. This museum is a great place to learn all about Colorado, and Colorado’s History.