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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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Great way to learn of local history/ heritage

Best Mining History aft the area, great historical relics, great advice from local attendant. Just take your time and will be a great experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Best Mining History aft the area, great historical relics, great advice from local attendant. Just take your time and will be a great experience.

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Little gem of a museum. Especially interesting medical and social history of this mining village. Brief overview of the geology too.

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Telluride, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is a great way for travelers to get an idea of the history of Telluride and it's done very well at the Historical Museum; it's a colorful history and a worthwhile visit.

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Melbourne, Florida
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This little museum was a delightful surprise to us as it wasn't on the top of the list of things to do in Telluride, but we didn't have a lot of time to do a hike and the museum is only a few blocks off the main drag, so we could walk there after breakfast. It was absolutely a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Interesting but small museum. In my opinion, worth the visit. Some great personal stories about early mining town experiences.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Loved this little gem hidden in Telluride. It is a must! I have been to Telluride 6 or 7 times but never to the museum. In wouldn't miss it!

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Chandler, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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

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 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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Additional Information about Telluride Historical Museum

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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