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Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

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Address: 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone Number: 970-349-1880
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Small, but informative

This keepsake museum is housed in an old gas station. It highlight the history of the town and the settlers who made it their home. It talked a bit about the Ute Indian heritage... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Chris L
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This keepsake museum is housed in an old gas station. It highlight the history of the town and the settlers who made it their home. It talked a bit about the Ute Indian heritage, more about the coal mining era and then the skiing history and mountain bike influence. A lot of fun and interesting artifacts.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Wonderful piece of CB history, with friendly folks willing to answer questions and show you around. Store front with small museum in the back. $4 admission for museum goes to a great cause. Free bathrooms.

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Very informative and lots of photos of days gone by. Made our visit to Crested Butte a little bit more personal.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a really great museum that I wish I had more time at. you learn about the history of the area and crested butte and there is a really great diorama that is fun for kids of all ages.

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Osceola, AR
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45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum only costs $4, but that is double what it should be. $2 would be more than fair. It looks like there's a lot of collected items from locals and then a museum was made. I don't need to go over the history of the town, I am reviewing the museum. If you want to know about the town,... More 

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Helps to see CB evolution from silver mining community to anthracite coal mining town to ski resort and mountain bike destination. Loved the stories, the photos and the sense of place.

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Windsor, CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Spend an hour viewing Memory Lane. Learn about previous immigrants who made this country great. Think about about how safety has improved.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Its housed in the old Texaco hardware store/gas station that anchored Elk Avenue in Crested Butte for generations, and it couldn't be a better location. Friendly local people staff the place, and you can spend hours, literally, browsing the available items of CB history, and its also pet friendly! If you have the time, especiallly during the daytime, make sure... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Really good history of CB and the mines. Our grandchildren loved it. There is a table display of the way the town looked during the mining days, complete with a train. The docents are super. The gift shop is stocked with items that complete the theme and there is something for everyone. The gift shop is in the old general... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I like the condition of the museum which originally a hardware store. I liked the photo collection of the former residents.

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Additional Information about Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

Address: 331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224
Phone Number: 970-349-1880
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Crested Butte
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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