Old Homestead House Museum, Cripple Creek

At Old Homestead House Museum, learn what life was like for the women who worked in a brothel. See bedspreads and handmade furniture in the restored 1896 brick house. At its heyday during Colorado's Gold Rush, the brothel bustled with activity attracting rich and powerful men who were willing to pay more than 80 times a miner's wage for a night with the madam Pearl DeVere's girls. Plan to visit Old Homestead House Museum during your Cripple Creek vacation using our convenient Cripple Creek trip planning app.
Create an itinerary including Old Homestead House Museum
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Old Homestead House Museum Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
118 reviews
Google
4.8
TripAdvisor
  • Well, it's been said that the best time in any town can be had at the brothel. In Cripple Creek that was very much true in the 1890's. And Charlotte can tell you ALL the tales fit for publishing...  more »
  • Good pair of tour guides, one heads up the historic preservation effort & shared challenges of fundraising & corporate battles. Tight quarters suitable for SMALL group.  more »
Google
  • Very authentic. A lady who use to work there back in the day helped with info on the decor. She has since passed away.
  • An interesting look into a side of frontier history they don't exactly spend a lot of time talking about in history class.
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Cripple Creek

See all ›
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Cripple Creek

5.0
Duration: 2 hours
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Cripple Creek

4.6
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
3.5
Duration: 2 hours
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Casinos in Cripple Creek

3.2
Duration: 4 hours
3.3
Duration: 2 hours
2.7
Duration: 2 hours
2.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Cripple Creek

4.8
Duration: 2 hours
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Cripple Creek

2.3
Duration: 2 hours