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.