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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: +1 970-476-1876
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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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Cousin that was in the 10th Mountain division. Very nice museum. Interesting displays and videos. The Olympics uniforms and equipment of the last 20 yr was intereating... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 14, 2016
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Cousin that was in the 10th Mountain division. Very nice museum. Interesting displays and videos. The Olympics uniforms and equipment of the last 20 yr was intereating. Snowboarding displays were also fun to look at. Very nice gift shop. Several books available regarding the 10th Mountain Division. Well worth 1-2 hr of your time. Be sure to make a nice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The ski museum is a place where you will learn many things about Vail that you did not know, and you will lose track of time there. The area on the 10th Mountain soldiers "Climb to Glory" is wonderful, and on Summer Fridays they have a talk given by one of the original soldiers. Facinating !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

It's not large but there is a lot to see in this museum. It in the Vail Transportation Center - easy parking or bus access. There is a great Olympic exhibit - it features a lot of Colorado skiers and snowboarders actual uniforms and medals. The 10th Mountain Division room is great. If you have the time watch the movie.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

This space, call it a museum or temple, is one of the best sports specific compilations of history I've experienced. Granted, I love the sport. That said, the collection of memorabilia, stories, artifacts and layout, form a fantastic experience. The pioneers of the sport are well represented here. Their stories- from the famed 10th Mountain Division to the development of... More 

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West Chester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This sure doesn't look like much from the outside, but it is a really interesting place. The perfect place for us to visit while we waited for our lunch destination to open. Informative and interesting!

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Murrieta, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Although I am not an athlete, I really enjoyed visiting this museum. The displays are well done and quite informative. Vail has such a history in the sports world that this museum is appropriate to visit to in order to learn more about the area and the great athletes who helped put Vail on the map.

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Vail, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The Colorado Ski Museum, located in the Vail Village parking structure, is a wonderful glimpse at how far this sport has come!! Memorabilia and historical ski equipment are terrific. Fun to see how far the sport has come and from where!

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Thank RubyD16
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

The héros of the 10th Mountain Division are showcased, and everyone will get a chance to find the skis that he/she most wanted in high school! Just enough detail to interest adults and kids.

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Thank 612unclesid
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

Located close to Vail Bus, Greyhound Bus, Parking Lot, Wooden Bridge. Many old history of the development of skis, video's, pictures, clothing. The history of training the army mountain patrol. Vail Valley, Pepi's, Ski Patrol, How the tows advanced through the years.bVery interesting.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is a small but fun museum. Lots of cool old ski gear and photos and the staff are super friendly. Good for all ages.

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