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Holden Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum

40180 Highway 82nd, Aspen, CO 81611
+1 970-925-3721
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Nice little museum.

A nice little museum of history detailing Aspens booming silver mining period. When I say small I... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2015
komandant_dom
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Singapore, Singapore
Informative and well worth your time.

Good luck finding this place! Our GPS was useless, but it did get us to the general vicinity where... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
davegidd
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Bonsall, California
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In 1891, the Holden Lixiviation Mill sprawled over 22 acres at the edge of Aspen, boasting state-of-the-art technology and industrial design. Just 14 months after the new plant opened, Congress demonetized silver and the mill went bankrupt. Mike Marolt purchased the property for a dollar in 1940 as a family ranch. This site is unique. It tells the stories of both Aspen’s mining and ranching heritage.
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27 Dec 2015
“Nice little museum.”
12 Sep 2015
“Informative and well worth your time.”
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40180 Highway 82nd, Aspen, CO 81611
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

A nice little museum of history detailing Aspens booming silver mining period. When I say small I mean small, as it consists of a single small building and a few exhibits scattered around it, the most rest of the site is no longer standing. It's...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Good luck finding this place! Our GPS was useless, but it did get us to the general vicinity where I was able to see the mill building off in a field. It is just outside the entrance to town near the traffic circle. Luckily they...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Dear friends were married here and the location was perfectly Colorado. The museum provided a rustic and charming backdrop, while the reception tent was in open space next to the museum. The views were beautiful and the museum itself was really interesting. It is worth...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

A nice museum, although a bit small. Guide was very informative and it was interesting to learn about Aspen history. A good value at $6. Note, the place is difficult to find.

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Reviewed 17 February 2011

We live in Aspen and had often been told how great the Holden Marolt was , so my 6 yo son and I spent a couple hours exploring this little museum and grounds on a summer afternoon. It's tucked away and you may miss the...More

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