- The list below includes 291 free or cheap things to do in or near Golden, Colorado, including 99 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, History Museums, Hiking Trails and Breweries.
- From Golden Gate Canyon State Park to Lookout Mountain, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Golden and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Boulder, Idaho Springs and Denver.
A visit to the Golden History Center offers a unique look at a truly American city, Golden, Colorado. Learn about the first T-rex discovery, the history of the world's largest brewery site and more, this is a visit worth making.
Fresh hand-crafted premium beers are always on tap for guests of the Barrels & Bottles Brewery. The brewpub and restaurant also offers guest taps, wine by the bottle or tap, and a food menu featuring tapas style fare.
Life at the turn of the century is in full view when you visit Astor House Museum in Golden, Colorado. The self-guided tour features audio stations explaining the history of the 1867 boarding house and the trail-dusted visitors who stayed there.
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987 Lookout Mountain Road, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum is features a variety of exhibits and artifacts about the history of Native Americans and cowboys. The museum features exhibits on Wild West performers and the grave site of Buffalo Bill.
1111 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401 MoreLess Info
Since 1990, the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum has been dedicated to promoting and preserving the art and beauty of quilt-making. Featuring a permanent collection of more than 250 quilts in all styles and techniques, the museum is a must-visit for quilting enthusiasts.
White Ranch Park is 4,944 acres and includes 20 miles of multi-use trails that are suitable for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The park features campgrounds and open space to accommodate campers and picnickers.
Located in the heart of a 110-acre nature preserve, the Boettcher Mansion is on the register of National Historic Places by its original name, Lorraine Lodge. This beautiful facility is available to rent for special events, corporate retreats, and social galas.
Offering a western heritage exhibit, History Park features monuments and sculptures including those of Jim Bridger and Jeremiah Johnson, a cougar on a rock and a Buffalo Soldier. The park also offers walking trails that provide access to the exhibit.
Located in the center of a mall, Mall Jump has two inflatable trampolines for kids to jump on. The kids are secured with bungee ropes so that they are free to jump to their heart's content in a safe environment.