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Colorado Ski Museum-Ski Hall of Fame

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Address: Vail Transportation Center, Level 3, 231 S. Frontage Rd. East, Vail, CO 81657
Phone Number: 970-476-1876
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Description: Get a feel for the slopes without strapping on the skis at this museum...
Get a feel for the slopes without strapping on the skis at this museum chronicling Colorado's skiing history.
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Fabulous tribute to ski pioneers

Don't miss amazing and moving presentation of 10th Mountain Division which played a major role unseating the German army from the Italian Alps in WWII. They were founded and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Don't miss amazing and moving presentation of 10th Mountain Division which played a major role unseating the German army from the Italian Alps in WWII. They were founded and trained in Vail. One or two veterans still active and tell stories here!!!!

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Pembroke, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Was introduced to the museum years ago and had a brief stop this time at the beginning of our Art Walk (don't miss the art walk on weds!)Nice history and collection of ski memorabilia in a super easy location

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Gold Coast Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The museum really does have some interesting stuff. It is fascinating seeing the old skis and boots and reading about the history of skiing and snowboarding. The museum is well presented and laid out and is well worth a visit for any skier.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The history of the vail resort is well documented and accurately presented. The presentation by a veteran of the WWII Mountain Division on Fridays is especially entertaining.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I bought some merchandise at the gift shop and needed to return before we left town. I knew I would be arriving at close to but before their closing time so I called ahead to let them know I was coming. The lady who answered told me that there would be no one there to help me even though I... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lots of 10th Mountain history. A great way to learn about all that happened at Camp Hale and the surrounding areas. Great displays of early skiing in the area.

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Elizabethtown, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

When in Vail Village take the time to go see the Colorado Ski Museum. The old Olympic ski suits are so cool. The old skis and snowboards are too. And the history about the Army's 10th Division and how they helped win the war on skis is so interesting. The little gift shop is nice too.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Educational. Interesting. Took whole family. Inexpensive, because all they ask for is a donation; suggested $2.00 per person. Quite reasonable. Will go back again.

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Harbor Springs, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great museum! Worth the time to stop in. It shows the history of skiing and the 10th Mountain Division's impact on skiing and the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

This free museum is so interesting that I went twice. There are displays of the evolution of skis and snowboards, ski boots, bindings, chair lifts. Catch the film clips of the 10th Mountain Division WW2 soldiers, and also of classic skiers. Good gift shop. The museum is located on the lower level of the Vail transportation center.

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