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Escape from the usual...there are hundreds of excuses to make Cripple Creek your home away from home while you discover the romance of the 1890's gold camp.

Experience real Colorado outdoors on local trails, scenic drives and tours. Take an underground or modern gold mine tour, ride and 1890's train or find yourself on a mountain horseback ride. Bring your camera and capture the exquisite beauty of the Colorado Rockies and 1890's gold mining history.

Carr Manor is located in the center of Cripple Creek - a short walk to dining, casinos and shops - and located in the heart of fun - there is a lifetime of adventure and opportunity to experience the 1890's gold rush within one hour of our front door. We are your greatest escape winter, fall, summer and spring for holidays and special events.


Cripple Creek offers a variety of live entertainment options for visitors to enjoy. The historic Butte Theater, just a short distance from Carr Manor, offers live, professional theater, including the traditional Cripple Creek Classic Melodrama - a summer outing since the late 1940s when the Mackin family opened the Imperial Hotel and Gold Bar Room Theater. The theater also offers summer musical productions, a fall Halloween melodrama and a holiday show. For information about Butte Theater events, visit


Night life abounds with casino gambling up and down the main street of town - try your luck at hitting the jackpot at one of our casinos.


The Cripple Creek District Museum also offers walking tours and ghost walk tours - take in the night air and learn about our unique history and ghostly hauntings.

Butte Theater
The Butte Theater has been the home of the renewed tradition of Classic Cripple Creek Melodrama. The Thin Air Theatre Company and the City of Cripple Creek present year-round live entertainment at the theater.

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
A trip on the Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad reveals scenic wonders around every curve as the century-old steam locomotive transports you back to the gold mining days of Cripple Creek & Victor, Colorado. A treat for railroad and history buffs, kids and the whole family.

Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
After over 50 years of conducting public mine tours, this country's only 1,000 foot vertical shaft gold mine tour just got bigger and better as an adventure never to be forgotten by visitors descending the earth downward 1,000 feet vertically. Explore the underground mine workings of the 1890's hard rock gold miner.

Cripple Creek District Museum
Located on Bennett Avenue in the former Midland-Terminal Railroad Depot, the museum complex contains three buildings with six floors of mining memorabilia, maps, paintings, glass and china, children's items, furnishings, an assay office, a photograph gallery, Indian artifacts, mineral displays, and two Victorian apartments.

Old Homestead House Museum
The Homestead House was once the most famous brothel in Cripple Creek. Owned and operated by Pearl DeVere, the opulent parlor bustled with activity and became known for its impeccable service, high-powered customers, and its glamorous madams. At a time when $3 a day was considered a good wage for a miner, Pearl charged $250 a night, and got it. Today, the Homestead House is a museum that has been lovingly restored with velvet bedspreads and handmade furniture.

Cripple Creek Heritage Center
The Cripple Creek Heritage Center will introduce visitors to the region’s fascinating history, recreation opportunities and cultural attractions. Bring the family and enjoy the fun to be had in the heart of history!

Historic Victor, Colorado
Victor, City of Mines, is located at nearly 10,000 feet on the southwestern side of Pikes Peak. The city sits on the side of Battle Mountain, offering a unique setting of 1890's gold mining structures and turn-of-the-century architecture, clean, cool air and plenty of sunshine. Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, an old-fashioned soda fountain, museums, and several historic sites.

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum
Two floors of artifacts, books, exhibits and photographs depict the life in Victor from its earlier days to the heyday of gold mining. The gift shop offers books, historical maps and postcards, prints, posters and gold ore rocks, as well as videos of Lowell Thomas's life. Pan for real gold and gems and take a tour of the modern gold mine.


CCV Mine Tours

Tour the neighboring working gold mine. Tours are daily except Thursdays June 1 through Labor Day. Reservations are suggested as these tours are very popular.

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