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Museums in Breckenridge

Breckenridge has deep roots and happens to be of the largest historic districts in Colorado. Learn about our mountain town’s heritage through guided historic tours and hikes, family-friendly museums and events, as well as local parks operated by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance. What was life like for locals (miners, shopkeepers and Victorian ladies) more than 100 years ago? Who were the pioneers of our mountains, now the Breckenridge Ski Resort?

Breckenridge Welcome Center | This is a great museum to start at as it provides a great overview of Breckenridge history.
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance | Learn about Breck’s history from the experts.
Barney Ford Victorian Home Museum | Walk through the Barney Ford house and learn about his life escaping slavery.
Edwin Carter Discovery Center | Learn about Carter and his journey from New York to Breckenridge.
Summit Ski Museum | Learn about the first skiers in Summit County, long before Breckenridge Ski Resort was established.
Red, White & Blue Fire Museum | See some of the original fire equipment used in Breckenridge in 1880.
High Line Railroad Museum & Park | Learn about how the rail transformed Breckenridge and see one of the first trains from 1882.
Briggle House Museum | Take a tour of this elegant Victorian home.
Alice Milne House Museum | This home from 1880 boasts one of the largest walls insulated with newspapers, cloth, crating material and school papers from the time.
Breckenridge Sawmill Museum | Explore this outdoor exhibit of one of the first sawmills in Breckenridge.

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4, 2021
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