Georgetown Energy Museum is located in a fully functioning and operational Hydroelectric generating plant in Georgetown, Colorado. The plant is owned and operated by Xcel Energy. It has been in operation since1900.
GEM is a separate Colorado non-profit 501C3 organization which leases a portion of the hydroelectric plant from Xcel Energy, for the purposes of preservation and interpretation of this plant. It provides a general history of hydroelectric power.
The museum includes exhibits and photographs and also household / consumer appliances relating the the early use of electricity.
Visitors can view 100-year-old-equipment, generators, early electrical appliances, and walk through the plant. This hydroelectric plant was built in 1900 and continues to operate today. Group tours available by appointment.Call: 303-569-3557