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Rosemount

About Rosemount Museum

Built in 1893, this 37-room mansion was home to the John A. and Margaret Thatcher family and named for Mrs. Thatcher's favorite flower. It remained a family residence for 75 years. Designed by noted New York architect Henry Hudson Holly and two years under construction, the mansion was completed in 1893. Nearly all furnishings, accessories, decorative arts, paintings, custom paneling, wall and window treatments are original to the home.

See why Rosemount has been called "Colorado's Crown Jewel," and why it was selected for showing on the A & E cable network's nationally televised *America's Castles* and the HGTV Series *Christmas Castles*.

Find directions to the museum here.

Operation Hours

Open

TUE - SAT 10:00 AM to 03:30 PM

Closed

Major holidays and the
month of January

Tour Admission

  • Free

    Children 5 and under

  • $4

    Kids 6-18

  • $6

    Adults 19-59

  • $5

    Seniors 60 and up

Member of the
National Register
of Historic Places

Wedding
Opportunities

Events & Calendar

For more information and specific dates on any events on this page, be sure to check our updated calendar.

  • Museum Closed

    January

    The museum is closed during the month of January for heavy-duty house cleaning.…

  • Valentine Couple…

    February

    The museum and restaurant have hosted a Valentine’s Day Package including a f…

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    March

    There are no regular events scheduled for March, unless Easter falls in March…

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    April

    The Easter Egg Hunt is always is scheduled for the Saturday before Easter…

  • Historic…

    May

    Historic Preservation Day is held in May and normally falls on the 2nd Saturday…

  • Rose Walk

    June

    The museum hosts the Rose Walk during the second week of the month. The museum…

  • Antique and Classic…

    July

    The Antique and Classic Car Show is held on the property in July. The cars…

  • Stomp On

    August

    Stomp On, one of the museum’s fundraising events has traditionally been held in A…

  • Treasure Trove,…

    September

    The Treasure Trove, Craft and Antique Sale, is usually the second weekend in…

  • Halloween

    October

    The museum hosts a Halloween event normally scheduled the Saturday before…

  • Christmas at…

    November

    Christmas at Rosemount begins the day after Thanksgiving and continues through…

  • Christmas at…

    December

    Christmas at Rosemount begins the day after Thanksgiving and continues through…

Giftshop

Weddings and Special Events

Rosemount Museum rents the grounds and east veranda for weddings and other outdoor events. The inside of the museum itself is not available for weddings or receptions. Wedding ceremonies can be conducted on the veranda or the outside grounds, and receptions can be booked through the Carriage House Restaurant. Receptions or dances are not allowed on the veranda due to liability issues.

The museum is only available May through September for weddings and other outdoor events. Weddings are booked only after January 5th of each year. Tentative dates can be held prior to the end of the year once the museum has set its calendar for the next year. Tentative dates can only be held through the approval of the Museum Director. Official dates can be held beginning January 5 with a deposit and signed contract. Fees are based on a sliding scale determined by the number of hours the property is used and the number of people the event brings to the property. The basic cost for a 2 to 3 hour event with 100 or more people is $300 for the deposit and $600 for the rental fee. Fees go up or down based on the individual situation. Deposits are due when the date is booked and the rental fee is due 30 days prior to the event. The deposit is returned two weeks after the event.

Photos can be taken anywhere on the outside of the grounds by those getting married on the property and those getting married somewhere else, and for family, seniors and other photo opportunities, however prior permission is required. Alarms are set on two of the larger porches when the museum is closed. These porches are off limits if the museum is closed but can be accessed if the museum is open. Certain dates or times may not be available if the museum has the property rented for a wedding or other outdoor event. PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO GET PERMISSION.

Photos can be taken inside the mansion with prior permission from the Rosemount Board of Directors and the Director. A $250 fee is required to take photos inside the mansion.

Get Involved

The Patrons of Rosemount are the mainstay of this non-profit institution. Each year, membership donations provide support toward the preservation of one of America's finest examples of the Victorian era.

Volunteering

Rosemount currently benefits from the faithful service of about 40 volunteers. But the museum is always looking for volunteers to help with tours, research, presentations at local schools, educational program assistants, gift shop clerks and living presenters.

Volunteer Benefits

Volunteers benefit by acquiring new skills, working in the elegant atmosphere of the Victorian era, meeting new people from throughout the country, serving as a museum representative and helping preserve the traditions represented by Rosemount.

Volunteer Catagories

  • Docent
  • Regular Volunteer

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please inquire by calling the museum at (719) 545-5290 or use our Get Involved Form.

Membership Levels

If you are interested in becoming a member, please inquire the museum at (719) 545-5290 or use our Get Involved Form below.

Individuals

Senior / Volunteer

$15

Includes free museum admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events and members-only events.

Individual

$25-$39

Includes free museum admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events and members-only events.

Family

$40-$74

Includes free museum admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events and members-only events.

Contributor

$75-$149

Free family admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events, members-only events and recognition in newsletter.

Patron

$150-$249

Free family admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events, members-only events, recognition in newsletter and two free guest passes food for general admission.

Benefactor

$250-$499

Free family admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events, members-only events, recognition in newsletter and five free guest passes food for general admission.

Collectors Council

$500 & above

Free family admission, newsletter, 10% gift shop discount, 10% Veranda and grounds rental discount, invitations to special events, members-only events, recognition in newsletter, ten free guest passes food for general admission or a $25 gift certificate to the Carriage House Restaurant.

Businesss/Corporate

Base

$100-$249

Five free admission passes, gift shop discount for holders of passes, newsletter and invitations to special events.

Contributor

$250-$499

Ten free admission passes, gift shop discount for holders of passes, newsletter and inviations to special events.

Benefactor

$500-$999

Ten free admission passes, gift shop discount for holders of passes, newsletter, special private tour for up to twenty people and invitations to special events.

Sustainer

$1,000+

Ten free admission passes, gift shop discount for holders of passes, newsletter, special private tour for up to twenty people, invitations to special events and company recognition on major donor plaque.

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Giftshop

Gift Shop

The museum gift shop offers a variety of exclusive decorative items, seasonal giftware, estate items and Victorian-style memorabilia. Postcards, cookbooks, Victorian theme books and Rosemount souvenirs are also available. Linger a while after your tour to browse the shop!

Contact Us

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Deb Darrow

Executive Director

ddarrow@rosemount.org
Susan Kittinger

Collection Manager / Housekeeping

skittinger@rosemount.org
Roger Cain

Maintenance and Grounds

rcain@rosemount.org
Evelyn Mayo

Office Assistant

emayo@rosemount.org
Giftshop

Carriage House Restaurant

The Carriage House Restaurant is located on the museum property and was the former carriage house for the Thatcher family. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and is available for catered events. Visit the website at www.RosemountCarriageHouse.com

The restaurant can be contacted at (719) 543-4192 or at baileydanahercompany@gmail.com