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Telluride Historical Museum

201 West Gregory Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 3344
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Telluride
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was a good museum for a relatively small town. We enjoyed learning about the history of Telluride. However, a lot of the history we learned on a ride up Imogene Pass which was more fun for us as we are more outdoor people. If you can do both, which we had time for, it is definitely worth a visit... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

a short high altitude walk and you will learn about the early electrification of america, and see an amazing Anasazi rug.

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Fort Collins
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed all the attention to detail and displays at the museum. Very informational and educational. The museum did a great job of displaying everything that is/was Telluride.

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Cottonwood, Arizona
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Compact, interesting, good mining information, and right near the downtown area. Hours vary based on season.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a relatively small museum, set in the old hospital dating from the late 1800s. Telluride is rich in history, and this is the best place to get an overview of the local history before beginning your Tellureide vaca.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Since you can't take photos you must go so interesting they have an Indian rug that over 700 yrs old in very good condition so much history in this town and area we spent about and hour our so but we could have stayed for longer but I will go back 5.00 per person so worth the visit !

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Boulder, Colorado
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The museum, housed in the towns former hospital, was done very well. As you walk around reading the history of Telluride, you get to understand how the town came into existence. The mining history is portrayed so well. Take the time to read the posted signs.....well worth the money.

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Ft Worth, TX
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After our jeep tour to Imogene Pass, we decided to visit the musuem. It was well worth our time. At $5 each the price was very reasonable and well worth our time.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
53 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

They have done a nice job on this small town museum... It covers quite a bit of history and has some very interesting and informative information regarding Telluride as it grew from the 1800's mining town to the major ski resort of today.. they have lots of hands on activities for kids, both inside and outside the museum and things... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I found the museum very helpful in understanding the history of the town. Nice walk, and a great way to get out of the rain :)

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