Building Colorado: Cities (4th Grade)


Bring our fun, game based program, “Building Colorado” to your fourth grade classrooms! The game combines Colorado history, geography and economics in an exciting 90-minute lesson, led by museum staff.

Building Colorado fulfills fourth grade content standards by using game situations to challenge students’ critical thinking skills and let them experience first-hand, the opportunity cost of making choices about the Colorado Gold Rush, railroads, and more.

Offered At

Golden History Museum & Park

Golden History Museum & Park engages and inspires visitors through preserving and sharing Golden’s history.

The Golden History Museum is a dynamic, modern museum with exhibits, research library, artifact lab, children’s gallery, and theater.

The Golden History Park is a three-acre outdoor learning lab with historic buildings that replicate a 19th century mountain homestead.

The museum’s acclaimed educational programming includes the award-winning Building Colorado classroom outreach program for third- and fourth-graders, Hands-on History Summer Camp, and Golden City Trading Post field trip experience. A multitude of public programs for adults including lectures, tours, film screenings, and more are offered year-round.



Financial Literacy, History, 19th Century, Economics, Geography


30 students


90 min.


School Based Program


3, 4, 5

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