Littleton MuseumJuly 15, 2020 | by AspenGrove | Community
Minutes away from Aspen Grove you’ll find the Littleton Museum.
For more than 40 years, the Littleton Museum has served as the primary repository for the history, art, and culture of Littleton. This special place offers visitors a unique link between Littleton’s past and present. Located on 40 acres adjacent to Ketring Lake, it encompasses three exhibition galleries, a children’s interactive gallery, a research center, a lecture hall, and two 19th-century living history farm sites.
The 1860s homestead farm and the 1890s turn-of-the-century urban farm represent how people lived and worked during the early years in Littleton and the South Platte Valley. Museum staff and volunteers dressed in period-appropriate costumes, work on the farm sites, run the working blacksmith shop, and teach in Littleton’s first one-room schoolhouse, offering a “living history’ perspective to the museum visitor.
There are many little gems in our Littleton community and...