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Pleasant Surprise for Vacationers

A tour of the Museum, with ever-changing venues is always a pleasant way to spend a rainey day... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
A stunning heritage for Aspen

Perfect historical collection of history and artifacts for the town of Aspen. We visited on our... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
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This museum charts the storied course of Aspen's modern history, from silver-mining boomtown of the l800s to the chic cultural, sports and snow center it is today. Visit then new exhibit "Seasons of the Nuche: Transitions of the Ute People," which...more
620 W Bleeker St, Aspen, CO 81611-1230
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

A tour of the Museum, with ever-changing venues is always a pleasant way to spend a rainey day. The Hisorical Society presents a very active calendar of events almost daily throughout the town - many facinating tours including a walk to the music tent during...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Perfect historical collection of history and artifacts for the town of Aspen. We visited on our "day off" from skiing. The restored Wheeler home, in which he never lived, is the sight of this museum. Very interesting heritage.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lots to learn about Aspen here. How it got started, who the movers and shakers were and where they came from... what helped it grow. Very beautiful mansion home.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fascinating and entertaining insight into society of early Aspen. Guided by knowledgable and entertaining members of the Aspen Historic Society. Definitely a must do.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A informative, interesting museum. The docent we had the pleasure of meeting was helpful, pleasant, and knowledgeable, who spent extra time with our questions.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The price is $10 per person when we visited and that includes admission into the Mining and Ranching Museum as well. If you like to visit local historical museums, you will probably enjoy this one. We found the upstairs artifacts interesting as the items were...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

The museum is in a house built for an important figure in the founding of Aspen(who had the house built, but never lived in it). It is a modest size. There are two rooms downstairs, furnished with objects of the period, but not from the...More

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AHS1963, Public Relations Manager at Wheeler/Stallard Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

We're sorry the video was not working during your visit, and that you found the experience unsatisfactory overall. The $10 admission includes an exhibition catalog to accompany the second-floor exhibit, "Bests, Firsts & Worsts: Aspen in Objects." The exhibition and catalog feature more than 95...More

Reviewed 1 November 2015

Here one can view thousands of old photos from the silver mining days of Aspen, from Aspen in the quiet years, after the silver boom busted, and the time when Aspen began to come alive, again, in 1949 when the music festival began and the...More

1  Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This museum is included in the ticket for the Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum, so we stopped by the following day because it is just a few blocks from out hotel. We're not usually into museums per se, but this one has a certain...More

2  Thank davegidd
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We enjoyed seeing the beautiful architecture of this home and getting a feel for the history of Aspen by taking our time to view the objects and the information about them which illustrated many events and stories. It was fun, interesting, and very thoughtfully put...More

1  Thank Anne K
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