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Contact Us


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 353

Museum Location:
130 North Silver Street
Corner of Second and Silver

Lake City, CO 81235


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Hours: Memorial Day thru September
10am - 5pm, Monday thru Saturday
1 - 4:30pm, Sundays



$5.00 for adults
$2.00 for ages 8-15
Free for age 7 and under


Upcoming Events

 2018 Guided Tours & Special Events

During the summer, special events and guided tours are held to 
educate the public on the history of Lake City and Hinsdale County
and provide an enjoyable experience for all!
Call 970-944-2050 for reservations/information or purchase tickets at the Museum.

We will begin our season on Memorial Day weekend with a limited schedule.

Note: Times, dates and events subject to change.

Please call for up-to-date information and confirmation of event/tour dates and times



·    Ghost Walking Tours - Fridays 8:00PM, June 22nd thru August 17th

  • $10 for adults - $2 for children under the age of 10

·    Guided Walking Tours - Historic District - Thursdays 10:30AM, June 28th - August 9th

  • $8 for adults - $2 for children under the age of 10

·    Cemetery Tours - Tuesdays 10:30AM, July 10th, 17th, 31st and August 14th

  • $8 for adults - $2 for children under the age of 10
  • Meet at museum/own transportation needed

·    Interior Modern Homes Tour - Friday 1:00PM, July 27th

  • $10 per person
  • Meet at museum/own transportation needed 

·    Interior Historic Homes Tour - Friday 1:00PM, August 3rd

  • $10 per person
  • Meet at museum/own transportation needed



·    Beneath Blue Mesa with Dave Primus - Friday 6:30PM, July 6th 

  • $5 at door, limited seating

·    Scarlet Belles - Tuesdays 7:30PM, July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st and August 7th 

  • A short drama on Lake City's prostitutes
  • $8 at the door, limited seating
  • Leo Jo Lowry on piano 7:00PM to 7:30PM, doors open at 6:30PM.

·    Alfred Packer with Michelle Pierce - Thursday 6:30PM, July 12th 

  • $5 at door, limited seating.

·    Pump Organ Demonstration with Leo Jo Lowry - Friday 2:30PM, July 13th 

  • Free admission, donations appreciated
  • No seating - limited standing space

·    Volcanoes of Lake City with Harvey DuChene - Saturdays, July 14th, August 4th

  • Field trip starting at 9:00AM and lasting approximately 4 hours
  • $20 for adults, $5 for children under 13 (must be accompanied by parent)
  • Maximum is 25 attendees
  • Participants will provide own vehicles, carpooling encouraged, 4WD not needed
  • We suggest bringing water and folding chairs

·    Museum Boardwalk Sale - Saturday 8:00AM, July 14th

  • In conjunction with annual Townwide Yard Sale 

·    Rocks and Minerals 101 with Harvey DuChene - Saturday 1:00PM, July 21st

  • 3 hour seminar 
  • $20 at door, adults and children 13 years and older (no children under 12 years please)
  • Max is 12 attendees

·    Ute Ulay with P. David Smith - Wednesday 6:30PM, July 25th 

  • $5 at door, limited seating.

·    Susan B. Anthony and Chipeta with Michelle Pierce - Thursday 6:30PM, August 2nd

  • Chipeta was Chief Ouray's wife 
  • $5 at door, limited seating

·    The History & Art of Blacksmithing with Terry Klug - Saturday 2:00PM, August 4th 

  • Free admission, donations appreciated

·    Back In Thyme Victorian Tea - Monday at Noon, August 20th

  • At Anthony Gallery (new event location!)
  • Tickets available at Museum and Anthony Gallery.