Category Archives: Museums

Ark Encounter

We made the pilgrimage to Kentucky to visit Answer in Genesis’ Ark Encounter attraction. We arrived at noon, just as it was opening, on a warm summer afternoon. With parking, it cost us a cool $102 to get in. We … Continue reading

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Tourism on I-80 (such as it is)

On my way back from Illinois, I made two stops.  I’ve driven past Iowa 80 many times and figured I’d stop sometime. On Friday, my tire pressure light was on, giving me the excuse I needed. (The light meant nothing—just … Continue reading

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Museum of Colorado Prisons

There are several state and federal prisons in and around Cañon City. It probably wouldn’t take me long to find out why, but I haven’t bothered yet. Anyway, there’s one right next to downtown that’s still in use—except the part … Continue reading

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Colorado Railroad Museum

The Colorado Railroad Museum is tucked between hills in an industrial section of Golden. The place was hopping on a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon.  It’s not huge or fancy, but I had a good time. The old station has … Continue reading

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