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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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Peek into Telluride history

Wonderful museum! There's much more to this town than skiing. One of the reasons people like this town is it's an old mining town with an interesting history, which has been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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York, Pennsylvania
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York, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews 125 reviews
62 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful museum! There's much more to this town than skiing. One of the reasons people like this town is it's an old mining town with an interesting history, which has been preserved and brought to life at the museum.

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Telluride, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a terrific spot. Over the last few years the museum attractions have been significantly updated. You'll spend a lot of time here. So much of interest. Their field trips are terrific.

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Gives a succinct and informative history of the area. A great stop while taking a break from the slopes.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This small museum really gives you a sense of the history of Telluride, the mining town, the people and the hard life they had at the turn of the century.

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Molalla, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We arrived into the town of Telluride via the gondola from Mountain Village. We asked for directions to the Museum from a gal located at a convenient booth at the base of the gondola.. She pointed directly up the hill which appeared to be a few short blocks. For 2 healthy senior citizens who have been somewhat compriomised for the... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I have visited lots of local history museums and have been on the Board of several Friends groups. The Telluride Museum does a good job of summing up what makes this town a place people sit and and take notice of. The Natives, THE bank robbery, the mining, and now the skiing. Each theme has are in the historic building,... More 

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Brockville
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

On a day off from skiing we dropped into this little museum. It does a good job of telling the story of Telluride. So if you go skiing to this resort and want to find out about the place you are in ---Go!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I really liked learning about Telluride, lots of things I had no idea had started here. All of the locals rave about the museum and with good reason, it is a nice museum full of local color.

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Orlando, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

spent two hours in this tiny little museum. So full and rich of interesting things. I am not one to seek out museums but this one I would do again. You will learn about the miners, bordellos, hospital, Tesla, so so much more.

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MIAMI
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our children loved mining for minerals and gems. They do a very nice job of bringing history of Telluride to visitors. Recommend for families and history buffs.

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