Open now!

Limited capacity visitation and required
masking, social distancing, and public
safety measures are strictly enforced.

Tuesday - Saturday
11 a.m. - 12 p.m for vulnerable guests
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. for general public

Summer Season Tours

Victorian West End Walking Tour
Historical Downtown Walking Tour
bauhaus architectural walking tour
Red Butte Cemetery Tour
Independence Ghost Town Tour
Midland Railbed Tour
AHS Archive Tour
Mining & Ranching Machinery Tour

All tours require reservations - call 970.925.3721 to book

All tours will be capped at a maximum of 6 participants and current masking,
social-distancing, and public health requirements will be strictly observed.

Join AHS as a Member!

AHS membership provides special opportunities to
explore the area’s collective roots while helping
ensure history is preserved and communicated
for generations to come.

Click to join and take advantage of a special tax break
with your membership gift.

Open call for YOUR stories!

Submit an audio recording about life during the
global health crisis and your story will be archived
for "Quarantine Stories: Recording History," a new
community oral history project in partnership with
Aspen Public Radio


What do you want future generations to understand
about these unfathomable times?

Click for information about contributing YOUR
pieces of pandemic history to the AHS Archive
to be preserved for posterity.


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Click to subscribe to the new AHS
email digest, full of activities to
pass the quaran-time.

There are over 50,000 images in our photographic
collection, with 28,000 images available for the public
to search and purchase online at


AHS has three historic sites for the perfect party...
from weddings and rehearsal dinners to birthday
parties and group meetings.

CLASSic History school program

CLASSic History

History education programs for local schools...

Museum at Lift One

The Lift One Corridor project on Aspen Mountain includes
a history museum at the ski area's historic western portal.
Click to learn more about the museum, which will be operated
by AHS in the refurbished Skiers Chalet Lodge building.

AHS offers many opportunities to safely explore area history. All current masking, social-distancing, and public health requirements are strictly observed. Click here for Pitkin County’s “5 commitments to containment” and information on local regulations.

Upcoming Events

Oct 01

Victorian West End Walking Tour

October 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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