Heritage Visitor Center
Our Visitor Center is second to none and an invaluable tool for you to use in exploring our unique town. Stroll through our Center and step into the past. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is here to assist you with your planning and visit to historic Idaho Springs.
The Heritage Visitor Center features a fun and informative museum “Admission is Free” full of unique exhibits of our mining history, early life, and the important role it played in establishing not only Idaho Springs, but the state of Colorado itself. Easy access from I-70, take Exit 241 and head west or take Exit 240 and head East on Colorado Blvd. The Visitor center is located in the middle of town at 2060 Miner St. across from the creek side park, next to the tennis courts. Be sure to check out the Idaho Springs Historical Society website here
The museum is full of fascinating artifacts from Idaho Springs past. Visit us and learn who first discovered gold here, how the gold was found and the impact of that discovery.