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We attended a concert the 4th of July 2017 and what a delight to visit this historical place.

We enjoyed the tour of the opera house and the 4th of July concert in 2017. I will be donating and... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Denver, Colorado
Amazing Place Needs Some Help

We took a tour of the Tabor Opera House over an anniversary trip. Fascinating tour and amazing... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Johnstown, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

We enjoyed the tour of the opera house and the 4th of July concert in 2017. I will be donating and sending copies of an enchanting childrens biography of Augusta Tabor. We definitely would visit again/

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is such a crying shame this theatre is so awful and falling apart. The tour guide , even though very pretty and cute , was so disappointing. She kept saying she was going to “tell us stories” and she told zero stories. She also...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We took a tour of the Tabor Opera House over an anniversary trip. Fascinating tour and amazing opera house. It was sad to see historical antique chairs being stored with dust all over. Seems like there is a lot of work to keep the place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank deward070882
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!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 24suzijm
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank denver53
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Taylor B
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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jmerkey
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

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Dianala
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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26 June 2017|
Response from ajhertz |
Is there any event happening July 24 or July 25?