Telluride Historical Museum
The Telluride Historical Museum offers engaging annual exhibitions alongside the Museum’s permanent collection of artifacts from the region’s Ute heritage, robust mining history, and ski and festival history. Ten rooms, each with their own theme, showcase these different aspects of Telluride history. Hands-on, interactive, and rotating displays engage all the senses, giving visitors new experiences each visit.
Historic Walking Tour
$15 / $10 Museum Members
Meet at the Museum, 201 West Gregory Ave. (Top of Fir St.)
Join long-time local Ashley Boling for this fun and lively tour about town! Learn more about the people, buildings, and events that make Telluride unique. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum prior to 1:00 pm, by phone at (970) 728-3344 or online at
Lone Tree Cemetery Tours
Every Friday starting September 2nd – October 7th
1:00 pm, $15 / $10 Museum Members
Don't miss this unique look at Telluride's history and the rugged people that lived, worked and were buried here. Tours depart from the Lone Tree Cemetery pedestrian gate on Colorado Avenue at 1:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum prior to the tour, by phone at (970) 728-3344 or online at telluridemuseum.org .
Lamplight Lone Tree Cemetery Tours
Last three Fridays in October (14th, 21st, 28th) | 6:00 pm | $15 / $10 Museum Members
Hear the stories and legends of Telluride’s historic graveyard in the ambiance of lantern light. Meet at the Lone Tree Cemetery. Dress warmly and bring a flashlight. Tickets can be purchased at the Museum prior to the tour, by phone at (970) 728-3344 or online at telluridemuseum.org.
Wednesday, August 17th | 6:00 pm | Free | Norwood
Thursday, August 18th | 6:00 pm | Free | Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village
Wednesday, August 24th | 6:00 pm | Free | Norwood
Thursday, August 25th | 6:00 pm | Free | Hotel Madeline, Mountain Village
This annual Telluride Historical Museum lecture series delves into local historical topics through the lenses of authors, historical re-enactors, professors, geologists and more. Visit telluridemusem.org for information on presenters and locations.