Central City Visitor Center
The Visitors Center is located at: 103 Eureka Street at the Northern End of Main Street in the old Wells Fargo Building. The City Council and everyone on staff is excited to have acquired this beautiful historic building to house the Visitors Center. Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.
For more information, please phone the Central City Visitors Center at (303) 582-3345 or visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/centralcity/visitor-information-1
Gilpin County Arts Association Gallery
Across the street from the opera house is a 6-room, 4,800 sq. ft. art gallery, sculpture garden, museum and gift shop. Exhibits include oil paintings, watercolors, photography, functional and decorative ceramics, sculpture, weavings and jewelry. Add a visit to the Art Gallery to your Central City agenda – you’ll be amazed by the collection! The 2011 juried collection is open June 4 through August 12, Sunday thru Saturday Noon – 5pm (until 8pm for opera evenings). Visit www.gilpinarts.org.
Enjoy the Historic Mining Town
You never know just what you’ll find as you roam the streets of Central City. On Saturday afternoons from late-June to mid-August you just might catch an Old West Show & Shootout on Main Street!
Central City cemeteries are fascinating historic sites, with many tombstones dating from the 1860’s, set among beautiful wildflowers and aspen groves. To reach several of the town cemeteries, drive up Eureka Street about one mile past the Opera House.
Other Nearby Communities
The historic town of Georgetown is just 25 miles from Central City. Area world-class attractions include Georgetown Loop Historic Railroad, Hamill House, Hotel de Paris Museum and Guanella Pass just to name a few as well as incredible recreational opportunities. Visitors can also enjoy great shopping and restaurants downtown in the National Historic Landmark District. Visit www.georgetown-colorado.org or www.town.georgetown.co.us for information.