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Telluride Historical Museum

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Address: 201 West Gregory Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
Phone Number: 970 728 3344
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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My 5 year old loved the mining experience

The museum is two stories and full of information. The clerk was helpful and courteous. The information about the hospital on the second floor was the most interesting to me. My 5... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
brandyc22
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Chandler, Arizona
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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The museum is two stories and full of information. The clerk was helpful and courteous. The information about the hospital on the second floor was the most interesting to me. My 5 year old loved the mining experience and since he was the only child there the clerk let him keep mining for rocks nearly an hour. He was so... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Opened late on Sunday but good history of area and good geological /fossil video (see all or any of the 58 min video) really gave a flavor for the area and the mines and the life of yesteryear.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have visited the Museum a couple of times. My sons, 9 and 11 enjoyed the learning about all the history of the area but really enjoyed sluicing! For $6.00 you can stop in and let the kids "pan for gold":)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

What a gem of a museum! It was interactive and filled with wonderfully interesting facts about the mining town and surrounding area . Very reasonable . Best $5 spent in a long time. Don't miss it.! Becky /tx

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You should visit on your first day so that you will appreciate/understand more about Telluride when you walk around. $5 fee to get in (should be free). Should plan about an hour to visit. Within walking distance from gondola. Very well presented history of town.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very interesting place packed with history. Surprised how much there was to see, will have to go back and finish what we missed. All in one two story Victorian house! Did not allow enough time.

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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Don't let this small building deceive you, it's packed with history! My husband and I spent over two hours learning about the history of Telluride. Well worth the $5 entrance fee.

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We were told by a couple locals to check out the Telluride Museum and we're glad we did. There are many interesting facts about the development and history of Telluride that is difficult to fully appreciate. We were surprised by the many artifacts on display and felt it was well worth the $5/person. If you're on a time crunch, it's... More 

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ventura ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Two floor museum in the old Miner's Hospital. Good displays both inside and out. No Photography at all which was a bummer. 5$ per person to get in.

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Clearwater Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Yes, the skiing is fantastic but it is always nice to learn the history of these old mining towns. Nicely set up and plenty of pictures and artifacts to keep all interested (even children). Telluride has a bountiful history, early Indian lands that transformed (of course) with the onset of mining, railroads, parlors, settlements, etc., old west decline and growth... More 

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Additional Information about Telluride Historical Museum

Address: Address: 201 West Gregory Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
Phone Number: 970 728 3344
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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