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Colorado's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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  •   Buffalo Bill Museum Golden, CO
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    Buffalo Bill's Grave and Museum is on Lookout Mountain and is said to be haunted by Buffalo Bill himself. Rumor says that a woman fell to her death on the premises and that her spirit has also been seen here. Witnesses have reported objects falling or flying off gift shop shelves. Read More

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  •   Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum Colorado Springs, CO
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    This museum is housed inside what was, from 1903 to 1973, the county government and administration building and courthouse. One of the managers was shot here by a worker who thought he been shorted on his paycheck, his ghost is said to remain on the grounds. In the manager's former department, security guards say there is a troubled presence that manifests at night, and they try to give... Read More

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    This museum is rumored to be the home of a few lingering spirits. Cold spots and a phantom smell of tobacco have been reported in the old laundry room. Cell 19 is rumored to be haunted by a female prisoner who passed away inside. Photos have shown ghost orbs and the sound of coughing has come from the empty cell. Read More

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  •   Hamill House Museum Georgetown, CO
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    The Hamill House dates all the way back to 1867 and was one of the oldest in Georgetown, a once-wealthy town known as the "Silver Queen of Colorado." The Hamil Family made its fortune in the local silver-mining business. At the time, the home was considered one of the nicest in the area, but it went into decline soon after the price of silver plummeted in 1893 and pretty much all local... Read More

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  •   Rosemount Museum Pueblo, CO
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    This museum is housed in a mansion that was built in 1893. It is rumored to be haunted by some unknown ghosts. People have described hearing footsteps and other unexplained sounds, shadows, creepy lights and occasional spirits. The mansion was originally built by John A. and Margaret Thatcher and it features 37 rooms. If you're interested in seeing the place for yourself, tours are... Read More

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    This museum is housed in a 1901 jail and is rumored to be haunted by many spirits, including that of a little girl, former prisoners, a former male jailer, and a former female jailer named Rosie. Read More

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  •   Francisco Fort Museum La Veta, CO
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    This museum was built in 1862 and is an adobe plaza that is complete with a school, saloon, blacksmith shop and many relics from Native Americans, farmers, settlers, ranchers and miners. Some believe it has a ghostly floatiing lady in white in its west wing, a haunted piano that plays by itself, flickering lights, another spirit who carries a candle and a rocking chair that rocks by... Read More

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  •   Hiwan Homestead Museum Evergreen, CO
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    This museum features a 25-room 1893 log lodge as well as its other buildings. Besides its historic structures and exhibits, the museum is rumored to have a spirit that resides in its Spinning Room. The spirit, witnesses say, is a grayish-white figure in a long nightgown. The spirit is used to explain footsteps, the sound of a rocking chair and photographic anomalies. Read More

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    This society and museum was formed to preserve the firefighting heritage of the town, and has also preserved some ghostly inhabitants as well. Many old-fashioned vehicles have reportedly driven off by themselves, and visitors and employees have heard the sound of diused vehicles moving through the museum at night. Others report having seen a shadowy spirit sitting in a fire truck near... Read More

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  •   Miramont Castle Museum Manitou Springs, CO
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    This 40-room Victorian castle is reported to have ghosts that are thought to be those of the Francolon family. They include a woman dressed in a black dress who appears as a reflection, a man, and a little girl. The place was once used as a sanitarium for several years as well. Read More

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