Visitor Center

Welcome!

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Visit our friendly staff at the Visitors Center for more information about Central City! The Visitors Center is the best place to stop for information about all casinos, historic sites, restaurants, walking tours, cemeteries and anything else fun and interesting in the area.

Address:

103 Eureka St, Central City, CO 80427

Phone: 

(303) 582-3345

Hours of Operation: 

Open 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DAILY (September - Memorial Day)
Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day - August

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Central City is blessed with an abundance of activities to keep people busy! Our historic community takes you back to its founding by miners in 1859. While here, gaming aficionados will appreciate our 6 casinos which operate 24 hours per day. Other folks can enjoy the abundant wildlife in and around the community. Please explore the Gilpin County Museum, Art Galleries, and of course the historic Central City Opera House. If you like old stuff, go explore the cemeteries located around town or take a tour of the Coure D’Alene or Hidee mines. If those haven’t grabbed you yet, then check the events page for other activities which occur throughout the year! Come visit…we’d love to see you!

Getting Around

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Parking

Free public parking is available off street in the Big T Lot across from City Hall, 141 Nevada Street, and at the Century Parking Garage, 111 Lawrence Street. 

BHCC Shuttle

Central City and Black Hawk provide a free joint shuttle between the two cities. 

  • Service on the Black Hawk & Central City Tramway has resumed as of January 1, 2021.  Shuttles will run at 50% capacity, in accordance with State COVID-19 guidelines.  For schedule and hours of operation, contact: MV Transportation - (303) 761-3145 x300.