Historic Structures and Tours

 Heritage buildings landscape.

Explore Lakewood history with a visit to Heritage Lakewood Belmar Park. Tour historic buildings and artifacts, signup for a guided tour, view exhibits and attend educational programs.

Tours are on hold until 2022.

Explore Lakewood's distinct past with a 60-minute guided tour of Heritage Lakewood historic structures. Stroll through historic Belmar Park, once home of The Denver Post heiress May Bonfils Stanton, as you hear about life in early Lakewood. An experienced guide will lead you through the museum’s historic structures such as the 1930s farmhouse, the 1948 Valentine Diner and the 1920s Country School.

Guided tours are on hold until 2022. After this time, tours can reserved online or over phone at 303-987-7850.

Reservations on Hold

Fees

  • $5 adults
  • $4 seniors age 65+
  • $3 Youth age 3-12
  • 2 and under free

Grounds are open to Camp Christmas attendees only until January 3.

Camp Christmas attendees are welcome to take a walking tour during their visit.  Learn more about Camp Christmas.


The outdoor self-guided walking tour provides an easy way to learn more about local history, Heritage Lakewood buildings and the Belmar Park area. A brochure, including a map, is available free of charge at the Heritage Lakewood Visitor Center or you can download it below.

The inside of the structures can be viewed during guided tours only. 

Download the Guide(PDF, 2MB)

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A crowd listens to a presentation during a luncheon.

History Happy Hour

Journey back in time with fellow history enthusiasts! This program is currently being offered virtually on Zoom.

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Historical luncheons (not currently offered)

Enjoy a delightful lunch and lecture in a Heritage Lakewood historic space. These luncheons are great ways to meet fellow history enthusiasts in fun and educational settings. Evening series lecture-only programs are also available throughout the year. To register online, follow the link below or register over phone at 303-987-7850.

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Museum Store Discount

The Emporium Museum Store offers luncheon attendees a 10% discount on all items in the gift shop, including consignment items. It must be used on the day of the luncheon program and cannot be combined with any other discounts.

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Historic Structures

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Colfax Hub (1940s-1960s)