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Heritage Museum

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9th and Harrison, Leadville, CO
+1 719-486-1878
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Good local history museum

This museum is based in a former library and provides a great introduction to the history and... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Madalyn H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Great history and artifacts

Love going here whenever we are in leadville the staff is great and it's a great place to take the... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
Stu M
Rifle, Colorado
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
9th and Harrison, Leadville, CO
+1 719-486-1878
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

This museum is based in a former library and provides a great introduction to the history and growth of the area, particularly the mining history. Interesting photos and other memorabilia

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Love going here whenever we are in leadville the staff is great and it's a great place to take the family and enjoy learning about our wonderful western history.

Thank Stu M
Reviewed August 23, 2017

A really fascinating museum in the heartland of the original goldrush. Full of fascinating exhibits and very revealing historical information. I was spellbound for several hours. Well worth the effort to get there

Thank Roving_Bill
Reviewed August 15, 2017

The museum offers history of the community, interesting artifacts, a well-informed docent and a nice selection of books about the area. Admission is cheap especially if one has the passbook. It is easy walking distance from the mining museum. Additionally, there is a nice, historic...More

Thank RRichardson
Reviewed July 17, 2017

If you are a history buff, stop by the Heritage Museum to learn a little bit about Leadville. There is a rich history of silver mining and how the town came to be. Don't forget the railroad, and the infamous "Unsinkable" Molly Brown.

Thank lisajames98
Reviewed July 14, 2017

An eclectic mixture of interesting material on Leadville. A lot of reading if you want the detail. The lady curator is interesting and informative. She is very proud of Leadville.

Thank Glen83
Reviewed July 5, 2017

A bit pricey for a small town museum but a good way to kill 30-45 mins. The museum starts with a diorama history of Leadville and its early mining days. A few small mineral displays, antiques, and war memorabilia round out the museum's displays. The...More

Thank Erin F
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Admission is $5 per adult. The museum consists of 2 floors. There is a collection of Leadville memorabilia—Victorian furniture, mining and boomtown miscellany and photographs and mementos of the 10th Mountain Division soldiers that trained at Camp Hale and Ski Cooper during World War II....More

Thank pasherry
Reviewed January 22, 2017

If you are a history buff, as my wife and I are, then it is highly recommended that you begin your tour of historic Leadville, Colorado, by visiting the Heritage Museum and Gallery at 102 East 9th Street, at the corner of 9th and Harrison....More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Great selection of Leadville memorabilia in one location. If you enjoy historical displays that reflect the culture of the local community, this is a great place to start.

Thank Connie C
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