Category Archives: Museums

National Museum of World War II Aviation

I hadn’t visited the museum, right here in Colorado Springs, before because a new building was under construction. I finally made it on a breezy, rainy Saturday. I stayed about 3 hours. There are 20 or so planes in three … Continue reading

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

As the summer weather heats up and birding in the middle of the day becomes less inviting, I look for other things to explore. Like this museum. I wasn’t expecting much because, well … Pueblo. The museum consists of two … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Museum

It seemed like a serious omission to visit Idaho and not tour the Idaho Potato Museum. It meant driving an extra 50 miles round trip, but that seemed like a small price to pay. And after visiting the museum, I … Continue reading

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Cripple Creek Museums

My first afternoon stop was the Cripple Creek District Museum, at the head of main street right next to the railroad depot. The building was the Midland Terminal Depot, built in 1895, when Cripple Creek had a population of 50,000. … Continue reading

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This and That

This was a day when you could fry an egg on any surface. It was close to 100° in Denver and not much better anywhere east of the mountains. I decided to check off some things on my list that … Continue reading

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