History Hikes

Explore hidden history on your
favorite local trails

Select Saturdays at 9am
click for details and to register

Playing with the Past

Free activities for kids with parent/guardian

Explore weekly themes at 10:30am on
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays
from July 10 - August 9

Playing with the Past

Summer Tours

History Coach (Tues. - Sat.)*
Victorian West End Walking Tour (Thur. & Sat.)
Historic Downtown Walking Tour (Wed. & Sat.)
NEW - Bauhaus Architectural Walking Tour (Tues. & Fri.)
Historic Pub Crawl (Thurs.)*
NEW - Mining & Ranching Machinery Tour (third Fridays)
Smuggler Mountain Open Space Historic Jeep & Trail Tour (Wed.)*
Hotel Jerome History Tour (Tues. & Thurs.)
Wheeler Opera House Tour (Wed.)

*registration required

On exhibit at the
Wheeler/Stallard Museum

AHS celebrates Bauhaus artist Herbert Bayer's local
influence with a new exhibit as part of Bauhaus 100: Aspen,
a community-wide celebration of the Bauhaus centennial

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm

Photographic Archives

There are over 40,000 images in our photographic
collection, with 20,000 images available for the public
to search and purchase online.

Browse the collection yourself, or make a research
appointment with the our Archives Department:
970.925.3721 -


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.