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Tabor Opera House

308 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3612
+1 719-486-8409
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Patriotic concert by Army Band

The concert was fantastic! The venue is trying hard to raise money to preserve the building. This... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
24suzijm
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Denver, Colorado
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Restoration in Process!!

While there were some interesting things to see-- the actual seating and stage area and the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
denver53
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
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308 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO 80461-3612
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The concert was fantastic! The venue is trying hard to raise money to preserve the building. This is very important!

Thank 24suzijm
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

While there were some interesting things to see-- the actual seating and stage area and the dressing rooms- the rest of the opera house was a disappointment. Most of the building has not been restored(looks 1940's) and the museum area consisted of lot of unidentified...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Amazing acoustics - we toured this old building that is filled with the sounds and sights of days past. After 5 years of being closed this old opera house came alive. we were honored to watch as the workmen touch brought life to the building....More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Built in only 100 days in 1879 by mining tycoon Horace Tabor, the Tabor Opera House in Leadville, Colorado, was known as "the most perfect place for amusement between Chicago and San Francisco" and "the finest theater west of the Missouri River." The stage has...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This was my last stop of the day and I scheduled my day around hitting this location at 5pm. I called in the morning and verified they would be open. I got there and was told they were closed due to performance starting later that...More

1  Thank jmerkey
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

Wild riches, love triangles, triumphs and tragedies are all part of this opera house's rich history. Our enchanting tour was led by none other than the Silver King himself, Horace Tabor. Baby Doe, Horace's second wife, also leads tours. The tour took us backstage and...More

2  Thank Dianala
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Had the opportunity to watch the 101st Army Band (Concert Band) perform here as part of their 2 week traveling tour. Enjoyed wonderful patriotic music over the 4th of July long weekend. Many of the seats are original so are not the most comfortable, but...More

Thank DALA57
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

For a wonderful evening, attend one of the events at the Tabor Opera House. This is a historical site, bring restored to its 1890s condition. THe venue is small with great acoustics; so the performance does not require microphons and all the seats are good....More

3  Thank travellerAuroraCo
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had a charming young lady in the part of Baby Doe showing us around. It was fascinating to see backstage and the wonderful theatre. I do hope the cash can be raised to fully restore this beautiful building which should be the star of...More

1  Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

My wife and I are history buffs. We especially love to investigate the history of the Civil War and the Old West. Since we don't fly, we enjoy taking long driving vacations to the East and South and West, to places like Gettysburg and Antietam...More

9  Thank Taylor B
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