Holden / Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum

Once a silver mill then a working family ranch, the Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum grounds are one of Aspen’s prized locations, revealing a slice of history no other site delivers. Located at western entrance to Aspen and surrounded by beautiful views, these grounds offer a causal, pastoral ranch settings for special occasions.

Access to the Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum, housed in a barn on the property, is not permitted during events unless arranged separately at an additional cost.


  • Maximum capacity: approximately 150 people (more than 100 requires bathroom rental)
  • Fees for venue rentals: $5,000; $200 for children’s parties (plus tax)
  • Tent rental* is recommended (rain storms are common during the summer months)
  • A security deposit required
  • Guest shuttle required – there is no parking onsite for guests or vendors (limited ADA parking available)
  • Noise is restricted to a level appropriate for residential neighborhoods. A noise variance permit may be required.
  • Music & catering – vendors must be approved by AHS*

*AHS can provide a list of recommended local vendors

Additional Information

  • Location: 40180 Highway 82, Aspen
  • Availability: mid-June – early October, 9am to 9pm
  • Other events on request
  • To book, email [email protected] or call 970.925.3721 x107