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    2014 Events, Programs and Exhibits Adobe PDF Icon » American Indian Handicrafts Exhibit 

    The vibrant history of Jefferson County comes to life at Hiwan Homestead Museum. A magnificent, 25-room log lodge is the centerpiece of the grounds. This Colorado rustic architectural classic evolved from a one-room cabin constructed in 1893. The lodge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

    Hiwan Homestead Museum became the first Open Space Park in 1973. To hear the fascinating history of this lodge, drop in for a tour during museum hours (see below) or schedule a large group tour.

    Throughout the lodge are original and historic furnishings. Native American artwork is on permanent display. Award-winning exhibits rotate throughout the year. The Jefferson County Historical Society External Link Icon sponsors these exhibits and such events as Movies in the Grove and the Outdoor Quilt Festival. The Jeffco Outdoors Foundation External Link Icon (doing business as the Jeffco Open Space Foundation) subsidizes student field trips as part of an active school program.  

    Enjoy Hiwan outdoors. Reserve a shelter at Heritage Grove, a perfect picnic spot.

    Museum Hours
    Tuesday through Sunday
    September-May, Noon to 5 p.m.
    June-August, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    4208 S. Timbervale Drive
    Evergreen, CO 80439
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    720-497-7650

  • Hiwan Homestead Museum Photo Collage