The Telluride Historical Museum is CLOSED for the Spring 2022 Off-Season! We look forward to re-opening for the summer season on June 2nd, and to welcome our newest exhibit The Long Run; 50 Years of the Telluride Ski Area. Come check us out then!
This is your annual chance to support both the Telluride Historical Museum and the American Cancer Society.
Live sales and pre-order pickups are happening now! The cost is $15/bundle of 10 daffodils. All proceeds benefit the Telluride Historical Museum and American Cancer Society. Pick up your flowers at the Museum, or at the table on Main Street, located at the northeast corner of Colorado and Pine. We will be there Monday, March 14 through Friday, March 18, from 11am – 4pm.
- How many stems come in a bundle?
There are 10 stems in a bundle.
- When can I pick up my pre-sale order?
Orders will be available for pickup starting on March 14th.
- Do you offer delivery?
We do offer free delivery for anyone who orders 5 or more bundles. Deliveries limited to Telluride, Mountain Village, Hillside, and Lawson.
- Where can I pick up my order/purchase flowers during the live sales event?
As of now, we are planning to have pick up and live sales at two locations – at the Museum and at the table on Colorado Avenue (at the North intersection of Colorado Avenue and Pine Street) from .
- Do you ship daffodil orders?
No, unfortunately due to the delicate nature of the daffodils we cannot offer shipping.
Welcome to our Winter Walking Tour Series!
Akin to our Summer Walking Tours, we will be offering Winter Walking Tours in the Town of Telluride during the remainder of our Winter Season! Please note that these tours are ONLY offered on Thursdays at 1pm, with dates of tour listed below. Please dress appropriately for Winter Weather, with shoes acceptable for potential ice and snow. Masks are required for any indoor stops while the mandate for the Town of Telluride is in effect.
It’s been a wonderful season, Telluride!
We will be closed for the off-season beginning October 17, 2021, but will re-open on December 7, 2021.
Thank you, and we’ll see you this winter season!
Our winter hours will be as follows:
11 am – 5 pm, Closed Sundays and Mondays
December 7, 2021 – April 2, 2022
Join the Telluride Historical Museum for a series of free lectures and conversations this fall, learning about Telluride history through unique perspectives. Every Wednesday beginning Sept. 15, through Oct. 6.
PAUL O’ROURKE – WED, SEPT. 15, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Local historian and writer, Paul O’Rourke has written many fascinating articles for Telluride Magazine, diving deep into lesser known stories from Telluride’s past. For this Fireside Chat, he will be sharing his recent research on the history of the Telluride Post Office.
LINDA LUTHER – WED, SEPT. 22, 5:30 – PLACERVILLE SCHOOLHOUSE
Join former San Miguel County Program Director for Historic Preservation, Linda Luther at the newly restored Placerville Schoolhouse to learn about the history of the Schoolhouse, the historic restoration process, and stories along the way.
DONNALEE BROWN – WED, SEPT. 29, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Henrietta Cloud Brown is portrayed by her great-granddaughter Donnalee Brown through historical creative nonfiction in her new book Telluride Mountain Woman. With the help of first-person performers, experience the Brown Homestead itself come to life, as well as narrative style interviews, unique storytelling, and a book signing with the author.
RUDY DAVISON – WED, OCT. 6, 5:30 – TELLURIDE MUSEUM
Local history expert Rudy Davison will be presenting and signing the third edition of his book, Rudy’s View, a thorough driving guide from Telluride to the top of Imogene Pass, including fascinating mile-by-mile historic and ecological information.
Fireside Chats are free and open to all.
Enjoy fall colors and learn more about a beloved Telluride Hike! Ted Wilson will be leading our final 2021 Hike Into History into Keystone Gorge to explore the history of the Keystone Placer Mine and its important place in Telluride History. This is a moderate loop trail. Food and water are recommended. Dogs are not permitted on this trail or in Lawson Hill. The tour will depart from the trailhead in Lawson Hill, located off of Society Dr. on San Miguel River Rd at 9am.
Call 970.728.3344 or click here to reserve your spot.
$20 Non-Members and $15 for Members
Due to the recent and ongoing developments with the COVID-19 Delta variant, this year’s Evening with Ken Burns film screening will unfortunately have to be canceled. We were very excited to host the program this year, and we hope to be able to reschedule it in the future. We appreciate your understanding, and apologize for any inconvenience.
All ticket holders will be refunded at the point of sale, and the charges should be reversed in the next two to three business days.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the Museum at (970) 728-3344 or contact Executive Director Kiernan Lannon ( [email protected] ) or Director of Public Engagement, Mary Higgins ( [email protected] ) via email.