Historic Structures and Tours

Experience Lakewood's unique past with a visit to Lakewood Heritage Center, a 20th Century Museum. Historic buildings, artifacts, exhibits and educational programs offer an opportunity to explore the history of Lakewood.

Explore Lakewood's distinct past with a 60-minute guided tour of Heritage Cultural Center 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.

Tour Schedule

Guided tours are available during the following days and times or by special request by calling 303-987-7850.

January-February

By reservation only Tuesday-Sunday

March-December

Tuesday-Friday: By reservation only
Saturday: Regularly scheduled tours at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sunday: Regularly scheduled tour at 2 p.m.

To ensure availability for any tour, we strongly recommend calling 5 to 7 days in advance. Reservations are requested for groups of 10 or more.

Fees

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

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

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

Download the Map(PDF, 1MB)

Attend a Historical Luncheon or History Happy Hour

Enjoy lunch and a lecture in a historic space or a relaxing afternoon beverage with nostalgic entertainment.
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Historic Structures Listing

 

Colfax Hub (1940s-1960s)

Historic Structures Map

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