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Lake County Public Library

1115 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |   719.468.0569  |  Website >

        Visitors are always welcome at the Lake County Public Library! Our mission is to provide equal access to all in the spirit of fostering lifelong learning, building community, and promoting diversity of ideas. Visitors to Leadville can stop by and receive a Temporary Library Card with a refundable deposit. Photo ID is required and it expires after 3 months but has no ...

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        Downtown Leadville Walking Tour

        809 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO

              Much of Leadville’s downtown—70 square blocks surrounding Harrison Avenue—is designated a National Historic Landmark District of Victorian architecture. In this colorful district, see buildings built between 1880 and 1905, including the largest opera house west of the Mississippi, the saloon visited by Oscar Wilde, and two historic 1879 churches. Pick up a map at the Visitor Center at 809 Harrison Avenue ...

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              Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin

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

                    Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with tours scheduled at 10, 11:30, 1 and 2:30. Visitors are also welcome to give us a call at 719-486-0487 if they'd like to schedule a private tour. Our general admission 2024 prices are as follows: General adult admission (19-59): $10 Kids (18 and under): Free Seniors (60+): $8 "Unearthed" exhibit only (adult ...

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                    Leadville Railroad

                    326 East 7th Street, Leadville, CO  |  (866) 386-3936  |  Website >

                          Ride the scenic Leadville Railroad, and step back in time to when mining and railroading were a large part of Leadville’s economy. This trip takes you high into an alpine environment with spectacular views of Colorado's highest peaks, wildflowers, and sometimes even wildlife. Old Rail Route High into the Wilderness Journey from Leadville’s depot, built in 1896, to the Continental Divide ...

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                          Matchless Mine

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

                                2024 OPENING DATE TO BE DETERMINED 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. 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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                                Route of the Silver Kings

                                809 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO  |  (719) 486-3900

                                      Take a driving tour through the 20-square-mile historic mining district surrounding Leadville. The tour is  on dirt roads, and most roads are passable in cars. The Route of the Silver King tour has 14 stops, including mines, power plants, ghost towns, and mining camps. On your tour, please treat the mining district with care. It is located entirely on private land. ...

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                                      Tabor Home

                                      116 East 5th Street, Leadville, CO  |  719-293-2391

                                            OPEN DAILY Memorial Day through Labor Day 10am to 4pm 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 ...

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                                            Tabor Opera House

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

                                                  2024 Hours - Open Thursday through Sunday - Guided Tours at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Leadville's historic Tabor Opera House was 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. It is now undergoing its first major ...

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                                                  Pack Burro Picnics

                                                    |  719-293-4213  |  Website >

                                                        Pack Burro Picnics 5-hour Hiking Experience 5 Miles Round Trip Minimum 4 Guests, Maximum 8 Guests Picnic Lunch Included A Pack Burro Picnic is a unique way to experience the high alpine back country in Colorado. The tour starts at an elevation of 10,500 feet and ascends approximately 2 miles to the summit of Chalk Mountain at an elevation of ...

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                                                        Twin Lakes Interlaken Boat Tours

                                                        5585-5591 CO-82, Twin Lakes, CO 81251  |  (970) 379-3002  |  Website >

                                                              Advance reservations required please visit the Twin Lakes Boat Tour Website Feel like an explorer while crossing Twin Lakes in a pontoon boat bound for Interlaken, a ghost resort on the lakes’ far shore that can only be reached by boat or by foot. On this narrated two-hour tour, enjoy the sparkling water and warm sun on some of Colorado's largest ...

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