Caretaker's Cottage Open House

Caretaker's Cottage outdoor view.

Celebrate the opening of Caretaker's Cottage at this free open house on Saturday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy tours (view tour schedule below), snacks, games and giveaways!

Caretaker's Cottage is a newly restored historic building located on the grounds of Heritage Lakewood. The building is now home to a research room and meeting space. Learn more.

Open house activities:


Enjoy lemonade and cookies on the lawn or bring your own snacks for a picnic under the trees.


Tours of Caretaker's Cottage will be offered at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.


  • Fill out your own family tree with the help of Heritage Lakewood’s Research Room.
  • Watch History Happy Hour recordings about May Bonfils and the Caretaker’s Cottage history.
  • Laugh it up with a short slapstick film about the making of a 1920s kit house and build your own with specialty blocks.


Attend the opening and sign up to receive the Arts email newsletter or BRAVO magazine and you'll be entered into a drawing! Prizes include a four-pack of tickets to Cider Days, a free guided tour of the museum, and a free registration to a Historical Luncheon or History Happy Hour.

Support historic projects

The Caretaker’s Cottage restoration project was paid for in part by a History Colorado - State Historical Fund grant. Want to help support future restorations and free programming at Heritage Lakewood? Donate now.


  • Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 10:00 AM - Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 04:00 PM


Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park, 801 S Yarrow St., Lakewood, CO 80226  View Map

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