Old Homestead House Museum, Cripple Creek

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#8 of 18 in Things to do in Cripple Creek
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
At Old Homestead House Museum, learn what life was like for the women who worked in a brothel. See bedspreads and handmade furniture in the restored 1896 brick house. At its heyday during Colorado's Gold Rush, the brothel bustled with activity attracting rich and powerful men who were willing to pay more than 80 times a miner's wage for a night with the madam Pearl DeVere's girls. Plan to visit Old Homestead House Museum during your Cripple Creek vacation using our convenient Cripple Creek trip planning app.
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  • This was such an interesting tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and knew so much history about the house and town. This was a highlight of our trip. Definitely worth it!  more »
  • Fascinating guided tour. Guides were very knowledgeable and answered our questions. Lots of interesting history on this tour.  more »
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  • Very authentic. A lady who use to work there back in the day helped with info on the decor. She has since passed away.
  • An interesting look into a side of frontier history they don't exactly spend a lot of time talking about in history class.

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