Summit Ski Museum is open |

Summit Ski Museum is open

Robert Allen
Summit Daily News

BRECKENRIDGE – The Summit Ski Museum is open at 308-B South Main St. in Breckenridge, in the Shops at Old South Main.

The museum highlights Breckenridge as the first ski town in Colorado. It covers the first 100 years of Summit County skiing – from 1860 to 1960, according to an e-mail from the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

“The museum tells the story of skiing through the decades, from the first use of skis in the 1860s to the ski jumps of the 1910s and 1920s to the development of” Arapahoe Basin Ski Area, according to the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

Exhibits include clothing, equipment, photographs and more from the time period covered. A special exhibit features the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army.

This evening’s event includes free admission, appetizers and beverages. It occurs from 5-7 p.m.

For more information call (970) 453-9767.

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