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Telluride Historical Museum

201 West Gregory Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
970 728 3344
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Ranked #5 of 25 Attractions in Telluride
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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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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29 helpful votes 29 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 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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53 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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Bellaire, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited the museum on a Sunday afternoon and really enjoyed it. The information about the area was excellent and gave us a much better understanding of how the area developed over the years. Staff was very friendly and informative. Highly recommend doing this if you are in Telluride.

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Costa Mesa, California
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

really well done, nice displays, interesting history. We saw it in june 2014 while on vacation. You'll need no more than 1 hour to view.

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Pryor, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I highly recommend visiting this awesome museum. It's big enough to explore but small enough to keep your interest. I really enjoyed learning about the women that came out with their husbands in their adventures of finding their fortunes. I also liked learning the history of the building itself. We visited this on the last day and I wish I... More

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Arizona
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54 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We walked to the museum from our rental one afternoon while staying in Telluride for a ski vacation. The museum, a renovated hospital from mining days, is definitely worth a visit at a nominal fee of $5.00. The room displays are well thought out and include very interesting facts and history about the area, the Utes, the mines, and Telluride.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This little museum was a real delight on one of our off-ski days. The staff was friendly and very excited about their role at the museum. We learned about the town's mining history and what life was like during that time. There were a number of fun facts like how the terms "basket case" and "red light district" came into... More

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