Telluride Museum


The Historical Museum coordinates the Fireside Chats in Mountain Village, Cemetery Tours at the Lone Tree Cemetery on the edge of town, an old fashioned 4th of July celebration, and so much more.

Email or call 970-728-3344 x2 for more information.

















Thursday, February 6

"1878-1943: Historic Landmarks of Telluride "  

Screenings at 5:30, 6:00 & 6:30 p.m., at the Sheridan Opera House
Free and open to the public!

Don't miss your chance to see the premier screening of a "1878-1913: A Celebration of Telluride's Historic Landmarks," a film produced by the Sheridan Opera House, the Telluride Historical Museum, and the Town of Telluride. 




Fridays in February                      

Ski into History!
10:00 a.m., The Peaks Resort and Spa (meet at the Valet counter on the 2nd floor)

Free and open to the public!

A Telluride favorite! Hit the slopes with local storyteller Ashley Boling for this eye-opening sking tour exploring Telluride's legendary history.




Wednesday, February 19
After School at the Museum: AC / DC!
3:30 - 4:15pm    FREE 

What does the "War of Currents" have to do with Telluride? Explore how AC (alternating current) and DC (direct current) power was harnessed in Telluride before anywhere else in the world. Make your own electrifying creation!

In conjunction with the Telluride Historical Museum's exhibit Powerful Currents; Hydroelectricity in the San Juans, on display through March, 2014.













Saturday, February 15, 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Historic Snowshow Tour of Lizard Head Peak
$45 / person. Snowshoe rental is included.
Children 12 and under are free  

Click here to purchase tickets  

Led by Eco Adventures and the Telluride Historical Museum, this snowshoe trek to Lizard Head highlights the natural beauty and historic significance of one of Telluride's well known passes along the divide between the Dolores and San Miguel watersheds.     
Meet at Eco Adventures in Mountain Village at 9:30 a.m. Snowshoe rental is included!



For any questions regarding Telluride Historical Museum's programs and events, please Contact Cameo Hoyle at 970.728.3344 x2, or e-mail at