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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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A good way to spend an hour

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Gold Coast Australia
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Gold Coast Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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60 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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Sao Paulo, SP
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

If you are in Vail you should give it a try. It is very nice the see the old ski equipment and some toys you can see there. There are also some nice pictures.

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Oro Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

What a wonderful place. You can watch a 30 minute video of the 10th Mountain Division. An all volunteer group who trained in the cold and snow during WW11. The troop was called into WW11 in early 1945 and sent to Italy to fight. Some of the original members are still alive today! What an incredible story of love of... More 

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