Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum’s visitation policy has changed.  Please see details below.


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The Museum is located in Telluride Colorado at
201 W. Gregory Avenue (at the top of Fir Street)
Telluride, CO 81435
Phone: (970) 728-3344

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Museum Hours:

Museum Hours (Summer: June-October):

Monday – Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm.
Thursdays open until 7:00PM
Closed Sundays

2021 Summer Season: June 3rd – October 16th

The Museum’s visitation policy has changed in accordance with local health restrictions and ordinances.  Please review the following:

– Sluice: We will be offering our gold-panning activity this summer.  The sluice will be open from mid-June through mid-September.

– Masks: As of June 3rd, masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals and children 2 years and younger.  If you have not or cannot receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the Museum requests that you please wear a mask.  Of course, anyone who would feel more comfortable wearing a mask is welcome to. 

– Mask Appointments: If you are uncomfortable visiting the Museum with others who may not be wearing masks, you may be able to reserve a slot in the first hour the Museum is open for a masks-required visit.  If a reservation is made, masks will be required between 11AM and 12PM, and all visitors wishing to enter the Museum will have to wear a mask over their nose and mouth for the duration of their visit.  

To book a mask-required appointment, please use the form below or call the Museum at (970) 728-3344.  24-hour advanced booking encouraged. 

– Reservations/Reserved Entry Slot: The Museum no longer requires reservations for groups of 5 or fewer individuals.  The Museum will still be enforcing occupancy limits, however.  Anyone wishing to make a reservation will be given priority entry over walk-ups should admission approach our occupancy limit.  Reservations are still required for groups of 6 or more.  

To make a reservation, please use the form below or call the Museum at (970) 728-3344.

Available slots*:

11:00 AM     12:00 PM     1:00 PM     2:00 PM     3:00 PM     4:00 PM
11:15 AM     12:15 PM     1:15 PM     2:15 PM     3:15 PM     4:15 PM
11:30 AM     12:30 PM     1:30 PM     2:30 PM     3:30 PM

Please note: Your reservation is not considered booked until a THM staff member has confirmed your details via email.  If you are hoping to secure a same-day reservation, please call (970) 728-3344. 

Thank you and we look forward to your visit. 

Off Seasons:

The Museum is closed during two off season periods.
During this time, staff conducts routine maintenance, cleaning, and exhibit installation.
Tours can be arranged based on staff availability and the condition of the Museum, but these tours must be arranged at least 24 hours in advance.

Please contact the Museum at (970) 728-3344 or via email at [email protected] to inquire about off season tours and program availability.

2019 Fall Off Season: October 14th – December 2nd
2020 Spring Off Season: April 5th – May 31st

Admission Fees:

$7 General Admission
$5 Students (6-17)

$5 Seniors (65 and older)
Free for Museum members and children 5 and under
Free admission for active military personnel


There are four parking spaces located near the Museum. If you need additional parking spaces, please contact the Museum in order to receive temporary parking passes on Fir Street. There is disability parking available near the Museum.


The Telluride Historical Museum is committed to making its facilities and programs accessible to all visitors. Museum galleries and entrances are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are located on the ground floor and are equipped with handicap railing.