1040 Big Thompson Avenue
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: (970) 586-5338
Fax: (970) 577-9905
Arts & Museums
The Art Center of Estes Park is a non-profit organization, which provides a facility to support and promote the work of local and regional artists. The proceeds benefit both the artist and contribute to the Art Center's educational and community outreach programs. The Art Center of Estes Park is located in middle Stanley Village.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historic cattle ranch provides youth education services and serves as a host for scout group camps and school children tours.
The Moraine Park Museum and Amphitheater is a tourist attraction that showcases an array of interesting exhibitions and programs on the ecosystems. It features natural history displays on geology, glaciation and the climate. The site also has a bookstore and can host wedding receptions for around 100 people. The museum is inaccessible during winters.
The Baldpate Inn's features "the world's largest key collection" with over 20,000 keys. The collection includes examples from the Pentagon, Westminster Abby, Mozart's wine cellar, Frankenstein's castle, and more.
Operated as a hotel, the Kauffman House is a pastoral log house in Grand Lake, Colorado. It was built in 1892 and successfully served as a hotel accommodation till around 1946. It was later reserved as a museum with volunteers sharing the history of the place with visitors. This vintage house is a perfect example of early residences in this neighborhood. The stereopticon photos in the museum are a must watch. The exhibition also features a variety of books, furniture, quilts and clothing.
The Loveland Museum Gallery is the city's official art museum where artwork done by established as well as amateur artists are showcased. Art workshops and exhibitions are a regular feature here, through which the museum strives to promote art in every possible way. Besides, one can also witness various educational programs for youth and adults, community events and cultural programs including Halloween Festival and summer concerts. To know more about the Loveland Museum Gallery, do visit their website.