Museums

Gilpin History Museum
228 E. First High St., Central City
Admission Fees:
$6 per person ($5 per person if combined with other tours).  Children 12 and under free.

​Hours:

Memorial Day Weekend to Sept. 29, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

All other times by appointment or request (for groups of 5 or more) at the tour office.

Directions:

From Central City Pkwy, at the 2nd stop sign, turn right on Gregory St.

Turn left at the Grand Z Casino (D St.) and left again onto Lawrence St.

Turn right at Church St. (museum sign) and then left onto E First High St.

Free parking on the street in front of the museum. 

 

Thomas House
209 Eureka St., Central City

Admission Fees:
$6 per person ($5 per person if combined with other tours).  

Children 12 and under free.

​Hours:

Tours conducted year round

Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Purchase tickets at Washington Hall

Directions:

Use the same directions as the History Museum except continue on Lawrence St. which will turn into Eureka St.

It will be on the right, less than 1/2 mile up the road.

Park in front of the Teller House or at the Century Casino Parking Garage.

Coeur d'Alene Mine Shaft House
110 Academy Hill, Central City

Admission Fees: 
$5 per person. Children 12 and under free.

Hours:

​Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (also open Memorial Day and Labor Day)

Directions:

From Central City Pkwy take the Nevadaville exit. Then continue on this road and take the 2nd right turn (follow signs on road).

 

Washington Hall

117 Eureka St., Central City

Hours:

Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day:  Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Labor Day to Memorial Day Weekend:  Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Directions:

Use the same directions as the History Museum except continue on Lawrence St. which will turn into Eureka St.

It will be on the right, less than 1/4 mile up the road, across the street from the Opera House.