Stanley Steamer Automobile on exhibitTracks in Time

The Estes Park Museum connects the beautiful natural features of the area to the growth and development of this unique mountain community. In the Main Gallery, explore historic images and artifacts that tell the story of Estes Park. Examine an authentic 1909 model EX Stanley Steamer Runabout, view work by local artists, and interact in the Highcountry Hangout family space. Stories Under the Stars is an inviting space for visitors of all ages to sit beside a glowing camp fire and listen to tales from Estes Park pioneers. Then, enjoy a historic silent film in the Park Theatre.
Step outside the Main Gallery to explore two historic structures. The 1908 Cobb-Macdonald cabin is a typical turn-of-the-twentieth-century rustic home that displays modest furniture and decorations. The Historic Boyd Building served as the first headquarters to Rocky Mountain National Park downtown Estes Park from 1915 to 1923, Today, the building hosts temporary exhibits. 

Now We Are Very Modern: Estes Park during the 1920s

This December, the Estes Park Museum will feature a new temporary exhibit, “Now We Are Very Modern”: Estes Park during the 1920s. The exhibit explores the growth, changes, and challenges that Estes Park faced during the tumultuous decade of the 1920s. “Now We Are Very Modern” opens with a member’s only preview on the evening of Friday, December 6 and will open to the public on Saturday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. The exhibit will be on display in the Historic Boyd Building on the Museum grounds through December 2020.


Contact the Museum:
200 Fourth St.
Estes Park, CO 80517