The Cool Science Festival and Patric Ryan present “Nikolai Tesla”

When: October 9th at 10am Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center Was he a mad scientist or the most brilliant scientific mind in history? Join the Manitou Springs Heritage Center for this virtual presentation and learn about the advanced scientific work of Nikolai Tesla, wireless telegraphy, wireless power transmission, his interplanetary communications and death rays. Many […]

“Hiawatha Gardens-The Soul of Manitou Music” by Deborah Harrison

When: September 25th at 10am Where: Manitou Springs Heritage Center The Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly announces a presentation, “Hiawatha Gardens-The Soul of Manitou Music,” by Deborah Harrison. Ms. Harrison is a local historian and author as well as an advocate for local historic preservation. Learn about the history of the original Hiawatha Gardens that served […]

Discovering the Anza legacy presented by John Anderson

Watch Zoom replay on YouYube Here The presentation is based on de Anza’s campaign against the Comanche War Chief, Cuerno Verde (Green Horn). While the legacy of Juan Bautista de Anza has been fairly well established throughout much of the American Southwest, his influence during the 18th Century remains relatively unknown across today’s Northern New Mexico […]

First Friday Artwalk: “The Seven Wonders of Manitou,” Friday, June 4 from 4pm–7:30pm

The Manitou Springs Heritage Center proudly announces the re-opening of its Museum to the public. Welcome back everyone! We invite you to see the “Seven Wonders of Manitou,” including the Red Mountain Incline, the Mt. Manitou Incline, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, “The Shot,” an incredibly beautiful Van Briggle Collection, the Legend of Emma Crawford, […]

Red Mountain Incline—Manitou’s Other Incline

Exhibit Open Now: The Manitou Springs Heritage Center presents the Grand Opening of its new exhibit, “Red Mountain Incline-Manitou’s Other Incline”. Learn the history of this world-famous incline without the hike and without the strain.  See a portion of the 12’ high sign that once graced the Red Mt. Incline, and has now been recovered […]

“Old School” Manitou—Education from 1872–1957” Now Open!

  COME ON DOWN TO OUR END OF TOWN for our exciting new exhibit! You don’t have to be a Mustang or a Wild Cat to enjoy this exhibit. All are welcomed! The trophies and banners alone are worth the view! Now Open “Old School” Manitou – Education from 1872-1957”. Join us and the alumni […]