Where the Wild West comes alive

Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin

912 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-0487  |  Website >

        For the safety of the community, Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin will be closed until at least Saturday, April 4, 2020. Any events and will be postponed until further notice. We will do our best to reschedule events for later in the year. Thank you for your understanding. Take care of yourselves, and each other. Discover two of Leadville's earliest ...

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        Heritage Museum

        102 E 9th St, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-1878

              To learn more about what makes Leadville tick, explore the fine collection of Leadville memorabilia at the Heritage Museum. Leadville Ice Palace Did you know that in 1896, Leadville built a five-acre ice palace, complete with 90’ high ice towers with turrets, life-sized sculptures of prospectors and burros, an ice skating rink, and a "gallery of commerce" with frozen produce, beer ...

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              House with the Eye

              127 W 4th St, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-0708

                    What would Leadville's charming Victorian homes have looked like inside during the boom days? The House with the Eye provides a glimpse. Built in 1879, the House with the Eye was originally the personal residence of Eugene Robitaille, a Canadian architect, builder, and carpenter. The house itself is an architectural gem, and its contents display the day-to-day life, virtues, and vices ...

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                    Passport to Leadville History

                    809 Harrison Ave, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-3900  |  Website >

                          Love history? Hit paydirt with the Passport to Leadville History! Check back in the spring of 2020 for information on next season's Passport. Learn how you can visit these eight museums: Heritage Museum Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin Matchless Mine National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum Tabor Home Tabor Opera House Temple Israel Synagogue and Museum The House with ...

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                          Matchless Mine

                          Co Rd 3, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-1229  |  Website >

                                Legends swirl around the Matchless Mine, the place where one of Leadville's most notorious silver kings, Horace Tabor, struck it rich and where his mistress-turned-wife died alone and penniless in 1935. The Story of Baby Doe Tabor Horace Tabor amassed great wealth almost overnight when he bought the Matchless Mine in 1879, which became one of the most productive silver mines ...

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                                National Mining Museum and Hall of Fame

                                120 W 9th St, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (719) 486-1229  |  Website >

                                      Now open Friday nights until 8 p.m.! What would it be like to work in a mine, blasting rock in narrow passageways deep underground? You can imagine it at the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum. Tour replicas of caves and mines, check out the masks past miners wore to breathe and the carbide lamps that lit their way, ...

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                                      Tabor Home

                                      116 East 5th Street, Leadville, CO  |  (855) 488-1222 / (719) 486-7368

                                            The home of silver king Horace Tabor and his first wife, Augusta, was built around 1877 and moved from its original site on Harrison Ave. to its present location to make room for the Tabor Opera House. The couple lived in this home until 1881, when Horace left Augusta for his mistress, Baby Doe. Augusta, Leadville's "First Lady," had great courage, ...

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                                            Tabor Opera House

                                            Tabor Opera House, Harrison Avenue, Leadville  |  (719) 486-8409  |  Website >

                                                  Experience the splendor of this majestic opera house, once billed as the finest theatre between St. Louis and San Francisco. Silver baron Horace Tabor, who made his fortune in Leadville, built this opulent building in 1879 in a mere 100 days. Join us for performances and tours. Tours You can tour the Tabor and stand on the stage where John Philip ...

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                                                  Temple Israel

                                                  201 West 4th Street, Leadville, CO 80461  |  (303) 709-7050  |  Website >

                                                        Built in 1884, Temple Israel is the oldest of the area’s frontier synagogues. After a fire in 2006, the building was historically restored to near original condition. It now serves as a museum and research institution that documents the lives of Jewish pioneers during Leadville’s mining boom era. Jewish Immigrants in Leadville When silver was discovered in Leadville, nearly 30,000 people ...

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