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Bowles House Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

3924 W 72nd Ave, Westminster, CO 80030, USA

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About Bowles House Museum

The Bowles House in Westminster, Colorado is a brick Italianate house built in 1871 by Edward Bruce Bowles and his wife Mahala Elizabeth Longan. Bowles is largely credited for bringing the Colorado & Southern Railroad to the present-day Westminster area. it was originally constructed as a wood frame homestead cabin but was rebuilt entirely from brick in 1876.


Attractions Near Bowles House Museum

Westminster Castle
Westminster Castle2.33km from Bowles House Museum

The 175-foot tall hilltop historic landmark overlooks Denver with an exceptional view of the Front Range. The Westminster Castle is part of the National Register of Historic Places. It is also locally known as "The Pillar of Fire" Because of its unique color coming from sandstone from the Red Rocks. There are currently no public tours of Westminster Castle, but you can get a look from the street at this striking red sandstone building.

Lake Sangraco
Lake Sangraco2.4km from Bowles House Museum

Lake Sangraco is a reservoir in Colorado situated nearby to Western Paving Company. It is one of the iconic attraction in this area and is famous for fishing and bathing. also, there are so many other leisure activities possible.

Clear Creek
Clear Creek 2.56km from Bowles House Museum

Clear Creek is probably most known as the river that runs parallel for a portion of I-70 along the front range. It’s also extremely popular as the location for the whitewater park located in Golden, Colorado.Clear Creek is unusual in that it is a stream named "creek" fed by a stream named "river"; typically "rivers" are fed by "creeks", and are larger bodies of water, although the nomenclature is ambiguous and there is no clear system.

Water World
Water World4.05km from Bowles House Museum

This is America's largest water amusement park, with more than 50 attractions/slides for all ages on 70+ acres. It includes a multitude of water slides, a lazy river, inflatable tube rides, multi-guest inflatable raft rides, two wave pools, and a water-themed fun house which offers gondola access from the top of the park.

Westminster Center Park
Westminster Center Park4.24km from Bowles House Museum

This park was built in 2010 as "Westminster Center Park" and nicknamed "Peter Pan Park" by locals. The play area surprises with a London theme, complete with the River Thames, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben. Artificial trees, boulders, and log tunnels add climbing challenges, and the many water features in this park are great for cooling down in the summer.

Lakeside Amusement Park
Lakeside Amusement Park5.55km from Bowles House Museum

Lakeside Amusement Park is a family-owned amusement park in Lakeside, Colorado, adjacent to Denver. Today it is one of only thirteen trolley parks operating and one of the oldest amusement parks in the United States, and the oldest still running in Colorado. The park, comprising nearly half of the Town of Lakeside that it was responsible for creating in 1907, features the landmark Tower of Jewels.

Where is Bowles House Museum

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Adams County
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Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is the most innovative and inclusive county in America for all families and businesses.

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