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Telluride Historical Museum

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There is so much to see here and the cost is so reasonable. We only spent about an hour here... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2018
Red Lion, PA
History abounds

This is an excellent museum, housed in a wonderful building too. If you are interested int he area... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
laconia, nh
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Located at the top of N. Fir street in Telluride, Colorado the Telluride Historical Museum works to bring the regions rich history to life through engaging exhibits, insightful programming, and entertaining events. The Museum displays the regions...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
201 West Gregory Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-3344
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

There is so much to see here and the cost is so reasonable. We only spent about an hour here because we stopped in after our Jud Wiebe Trail hike and were rather hungry. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank RoseDew
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is an excellent museum, housed in a wonderful building too. If you are interested int he area history this is your stop. WE spent about 3 hours here and loved every minute. Lots of people history, mining history, town history. Great find.

Thank jwredlabel
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Telluride’s little gem, of a museum. This old hospital has a very detailed and orderly way for you to walk through this local history. If your interest is in pioneer , or mining history, then this is a great lil museum. Take time to read...More

Thank Redracer8
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited this little museum while in Telluride for Blues fest. It's the old hospital building. Surprising exhibit in skiing and other winter sports like curling. Even information in ski fashion. Of course plentiful information on mining including an outdoor exhibit. It's two stories. We...More

Thank cdfrosty
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great small museum in an absolutely fantastic red stone building that housed the first hospital in Telluride. I went on the Lone Tree Cemetary tour that was informative and so much fun! Of special note are the old time photographs of Telluride of times gone...More

Thank bobD7232FS
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Local historical museums are usually pretty dull. This was an exception. Being a town filled with people ready (or forced) to take risks, the stories end up colorful, and they're well backed-up with objects. The paintings done of the local "ladies of the night" as...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 27 August 2018

There are a lot of interesting things to view in this museum from early history through winter sports equipment from many decades. I would say you could easily spend at least an hour here, perhaps more.

Thank Dale O
Reviewed 15 August 2018

this is in the old hospital and there are several topics exhibited. the medical stuff was interesting including a heart renching description of the illness and death of a 5 year old from what appeared to be an ear infection that led to menningitis in...More

Thank tflynn48
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I made my wife walk up the hill to this little museum. She didn't kill me! The museum has a very friendly host at the front desk. We got the welcome talk and began to go room to room through this building that was once...More

Thank lcrodriguez214
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I visited in Jan. with my husband and father, and the three of us loved it! So much to be learned in such a historic building, it made my appreciation for this tiny town grow!

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12 July 2017|
Response from Skiahlc | Reviewed this property |
As it's a historical museum housed in a historic building I'd doubt it, but perhaps if it was a service dog?? Give them a call.