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Edwin Carter Discovery Center

Take an interactive journey into the life of Breckenridge’s famous log cabin naturalist, Professor Edwin Carter. Great for kids! Featured are a theatre and interactive learning center where children can try hands-on activities related to Carter’s work. (Available for private parties.)

Type: Indoor, Grown Up, Free Activities

Location: Historic District

Address: 111 N Ridge St
Breckenridge, CO 80424

970-453-9767

Website: http://www.breckheritage.com

Edwin Carter Discovery Center


Hours: 11:00am-3:00pm
Dates Of Operation: Year Round

The Edwin Carter Museum honors Edwin Carter, a Gold Rush miner turned naturalist at heart. Carter practiced taxidermy and used his collection to educate people about the negative effects mining had on the environment.

Where: 111 N. Ridge St., one block off Main Street.

Hours: 

  • Sept 2 – Oct 13; Tues – Sun, 11am – 3pm
  • Oct 14 – Dec 15; Fri – Sun, 11am – 3pm
  • Dec 16 - Apr 20; Tues – Sun, 11am – 3pm
  • Apr 21 – June 13; Fri – Sun, 11am – 3pm

Cost: Admission is FREE, donations gratefully accepted. 

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