Historic Ski & Snowshoe to the Magic Meadows Yurt

Sunday, January 30th  |  11am-2pm

Join us for a historic ski and snowshoe out to the magic meadows yurt!  You’ll learn about the history of the area, including the The Big Mine, Peanut Lake Mine, Pittsburg, and Augusta Mines during the trip out to the yurt, and upon arriving will be treated to a light lunch and an alcoholic or non-alcoholic refreshment of your choice.

$50 Members / $65 for Non-Members + optional $15 gear rental. 

Museum History Interpretive Tours

Friday Mornings 10am-11am

February 4th – April 1st

Visit the museum for guided in-house interpretive tours of the museum and exhibits.  Learn the history of the Museum building, Tony Mihelich’s Hardware Store, how Crested Butte got on the map, and a brief history of the railroad, mining, ranching, skiing, and mountain biking in the valley.

$10 Members   

$15 Non-members

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Winter Historic Pub Crawl

Sunday, February 20th: 5pm-7pm

Join us for our winter historic pub crawl to learn history while enjoying libations at three locations throughout Crested Butte with local historians presenting at each location.  Crawlers will get a commemorative Crested Butte Museum pub mug, a drink at each location, and light snacks. 

This event is 21+ only please. Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for non-members. 

Space is limited, reserve your spot today!

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Friday & Saturday:  11AM-6PM


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The Crested Butte Museum preserves, shares, and celebrates the history and traditions of Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley.  Through engaging educational and cultural experiences, the museum connects people to the past, the place, and each other.  We invite you to visit the museum to explore our exhibits, attend a historic walking tour of Elk Avenue, join an educational event, or experience the museum at home through our history at home recordings and more.

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Your support makes it possible for the Crested Butte Museum to create educational programming for all ages, preserve our historical collections, and maintain our exhibits.  Together, we can inspire wonder in our past by preserving the history of Crested Butte and Gunnison Valley.

Museum Membership Benefits

  • Museum admission is free for you and 1 guest


  • Discounted rates for Museum events (including historic downtown walking tours!)
  • 10% Off on All Museum Store Purchases


  • Invites to Exclusive Member Events & Online Content