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Museums & Historic Tours in Summit County, CO

Museums and historic tours near Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Copper Mountain and Keystone provide opportunities for family vacation fun that's educational & historical. Explore Colorado's rich mining history in real mines or enjoy interactive exhibits at the area's many museums.
Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Tours in Breckenridge, CO
Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Tours in Breckenridge, CO
Golden Horsehoe Sleigh Ride dinner and entertainment don't just transport you through the snow. They transport you into Colorado history!Travel by horse-drawn sleigh to The Golden Horseshoe, where the 1860's Colorado Gold Rush thrives, untouched by time. Upon reaching the miner's camp, you'll find 59ers, frontiersmen, maidens, and travelers enjoying the warmth of wood-burning stoves, while the aroma of a hearty dinner and hom... Read More
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
One of the longest walking mine tours in the state, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see gold veins, mininng machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to work a mine by candlelight. Learn about drilling, blasting and mucking and the importance of mining back in the wild west. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that inc... Read More
Town of Dillon in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-2403
Dillon Marina in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-5100
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-4405
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Summit Historical Society in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-2207
Leadville in Leadville, CO - (877) 277-3653
Phoenix Mine in Summit County, CO - (303) 567-0422
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229