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Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
+1 970-349-1880
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Easy time travel

The museum is a priceless time machine to what makes Crested Butte as special as it is. It does... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Rumson, New Jersey
Nice museum of the area.

The staff was friendly and knowledgeable as well as helpful. Very good information about the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Stella M
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331 Elk Ave, Crested Butte, CO 81224-9407
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

The museum is a priceless time machine to what makes Crested Butte as special as it is. It does not take a lot of time to see, but the information you will glean is well worth the time. Check out the old-timers photos on the...More

Thank BuddaChar
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The staff was friendly and knowledgeable as well as helpful. Very good information about the area's history.

Thank Stella M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Don't go and think this is a fancy museum. This place is very down to earth, very quiet. A lot of reading and history. Don't miss the running train display in the back, fun to watch.

1  Thank travelerinnm2014
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Such a fun friendly place. Everyone is happy, relaxed, and so willing to help in any way. Skiing is amazing. Nine inches of fresh snow; best winter in years! Great little eclectic town with such charm. No chains here, just lots of fresh delicious homemade...More

Thank Shellye S
Reviewed 2 March 2017

When I arrived I had the whole place to my self and enjoyed the front of the "store" and the museum in the back. Solid history of the area and a good range of artifacts. Spend an hour here and get a real taste of...More

Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We had fun visiting the Crested Butte Museum. We were greeted by Rob who also showed us some of the exhibits and was a really fun "guide". This is a really small museum but very interesting and an easy and quick stop if you are...More

1  Thank Lebasi10
Reviewed 10 January 2017

It isn't overpriced (like most things in this town) and worth the trip in to see the old mining, skiing and biking relics.....the town has an awesome history.

Thank pipandjim
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Interesting look at a vintage American mountain town. You get a great sense of how rugged the people must have been, and also, how they depended on each other to survive.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very nice museum for the history of CB. I am a train guy and the model railroad inside the museum is actually very well done. I was not so interested in the history once the ski industry took over the town, but I loved learning...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I like to melt back into time and see the hard life the miners had. Wow the community feel back in time was priceless. Very Unique alittle dmall like every thing in CB. CB is maxed out. The road in from Hunnuson is dangerous with...More

1  Thank Travel333333A
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