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Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Take the time for history

Worth the time to learn about the 10th Mountain Division as a critical part of the history of our... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Raleigh, NC
Don't miss Sandy Treat!

We happened to visit on a Friday afternoon. The 45 minute film on the 10th Division is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
The Woodlands, Texas
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Get a feel for the slopes without strapping on the skis at this museum chronicling Colorado's skiing history.
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Vail Transportation Center, Level 3, 231 S. Frontage Rd. East, Vail, CO 81657
+1 970-476-1876
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Worth the time to learn about the 10th Mountain Division as a critical part of the history of our country and of the area. Well done.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank camplejo
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We happened to visit on a Friday afternoon. The 45 minute film on the 10th Division is outstanding! After the film ended, we were treated to a lecture by 95 year old veteran Sandy Treat. It was a treat indeed. While the actual museum is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Texans112
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I love skiing and this small but complete museum shows my favourite sport from the beginning to today. Don't miss it, it takes just one hour but it really worths a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andrea1961
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I love that they put in a museum in the transportation center in the middle of public parking because it is a great introduction to Vail for those visiting. It helps you appreciate the history of Vail and Skiing. It is a great place to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KellyG2785
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Thanks to the rain we got to check out this newly reopened museum. It is super well done and tells the story of the 10th Mountain Division and the start of the sport of skiing in CO. The movie is terrific and the exhibits really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cab6500
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This museum was such a great surprise. We were so impressed with the exhibits and the quality of everything showcased. The best part is the story of the 10th Mountain Division that trained in mountain warfare for WWII. The story is remarkable. This museum should...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kim K
Reviewed 3 July 2018

The part dedicated to the 10th Mountain Division is well done and has a small exhibit with a movie. The changes in skiing and riding equipment over the last 100 years is fun. Very informative layout of the becoming of the Olympics and how Colorado...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Where2NextColorado
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The best thing about this place is the video that shows how recruits from WWII learned to ski so they could help fight in Europe in the mountains. Excellent! This is a part of history that I never knew. Go for the film and you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We were lucky to visit the ski museum the first day after renovations. If you like skiing, the outdoors or history, you have to spend some time at the museum. There you can learn about the history of the area and the influence of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank yakerjohn
Reviewed 24 April 2018

great spot for adults who love the mountains or families who want a good group activity. Easily better than you will anticipate.

Date of experience: February 2018
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1 October 2016|
Response from Bruce A | Reviewed this property |
It is free. There is a suggested donation but not required for admission.
1 October 2016|
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Response from Holiday_Maker49022 | Reviewed this property |
It's free!
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24 March 2015|
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Response from Larry F | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the address, but it is above the Vail Parking Garage. There is a set of stairs facing Vail Village, about 3 flights going up to the Transportation Center and the Museum is at the top of those stairs.