Museum opening hours: Wednesdays 1 pm to 4 pm & Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm Special tours or research hours can be provided by calling 719-559-0837

Physical Address:

66 Lower Glenway

Palmer Lake, CO 80133

Mailing address:

PO Box 662

Palmer Lake, CO 80133


Welcome back! PLHS events for Summer and Fall 2021 have been tentatively scheduled. Updates are coming soon.


PLHS hosts monthly historical talks and field trips on a variety of topics.  They are usually held on the third Thursday of the month at the Palmer Lake Town Hall at 42 Valley Crescent St.  Click here for directions.  To submit an idea for an event, email


Adventures on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway

Palmer Lake Town Hall 42 Valley Crescent Street, Palmer Lake, CO

Join Mel McFarland as he tells of his adventures working as an engineer and conductor on the iconic Pikes Peak Cog Railway. Mel will briefly tell the history of the Cog – as well as its uniqueness in the United States. He’ll explain the “ins and outs” of how a cog railway operates – and […]

“The Night of a Thousand Heroes”

Palmer Lake Town Hall 42 Valley Crescent Street, Palmer Lake, CO

The Palmer Lake Historical Society invites the public to hear Tracy Beach present the program "The Night of a Thousand Heroes" based on her book of the same name. The presentation will include a short historical lecture on the history of the disastrous June 1921 Pueblo Flood, a slide show, and a presentation of historical […]