The Stanley Home Museum and Education Center
Welcome to the Stanley Home, an early 1900's Colonial Revival historic home in Estes Park, Colorado. Built in 1904, this roomy "cottage" was the private summer residence of F. O. and Flora Stanley until his death in 1940. Our mission is to showcase the lives and enduring impact of Freelan and Flora Stanley by hosting interpretive experiences at the Stanley home. We plan to open for tours to the general public in the fall of 2020. In the meantime, please explore our website to learn more about how you can help to restore this beautiful historic home.
The Historic Stanley Home Foundation is excited to announce that we’ve hired an Executive Director to oversee museum implementation and ongoing operations! Currently working part-time, we expect the new director will begin working full-time in the coming months. RJ Lara joined The Historic Stanley Home Museum & Education Center as Interim Executive Director in May […]Read More
When F.O. Stanley, but recently recovered from a bout of tuberculosis, purchased land on which to build a summer home, there was as yet no Town of Estes Park, the community to whose subsequent growth and development over nearly four decades he would commit both his time and resources. The Stanley House, like the nearby […]Read More
As a history re-enactor, I marvel at the Stanley Historic Home as an ideal setting to celebrate the amazing stories of its original occupants. To enter this home is to be drawn immediately into its charm. Securing this historic treasure as a public site would be an economic, educational, and cultural “win” for our community, […]Read More