Education and Events

The Museum hosts educational activities throughout the year. Tours of the Museum and the Historic Fall River Hydroplant may be arranged for groups of 10 or more people by contacting the Curator of Interpretation. All programs take place at the Museum unless otherwise noted.

Museum staff will present outside of the facility on historical topics of interest for groups in the surrounding Estes Park area. To request a speaker for your next event please contact the Curator of Interpretation. 
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January 17, 2018

10 - 11:30 a.m.

Museum Meeting Room

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1917 Book Club

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the 1917 Book Club returns to the Estes Park Museum to explore local titles and authors. The program runs from 10 – 11:30 a.m. and is held in the Museum Meeting Room. Light snacks will be provided. This program is free and registration is required, limited to 50 participants. It is strongly encouraged that participants read each book prior to the program to take part in the discussion.  

The January selection is America’s Switzerland: Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, the Growth Years by Dr. James Pickering. America’s Switzerland, “reveals how the evolution of tourism and America’s fascination with the ‘western experience’ shaped the park and town from 1903 to 1945.” Author, Dr. James Pickering will be in attendance to answer questions and contribute to a lively discussion facilitated by Museum staff. 

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Contact the Museum:
200 Fourth St.
Estes Park, CO 80517
970-586-6256