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Hours of Operation: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The lobby and bathrooms remain open 7am-9pm every day.
Phone #: 877-864-0868
Location: 203 S. Main Street Breckenridge, CO 80424
The Breckenridge Welcome Center is is located in the heart of town in the Blue River Plaza. Part information center, part historical museum, the 4,000 sq. ft. facility is staffed by friendly, knowledgeable locals who are happy to make recommendations about things to do, places to go and what to bring.
Visitor Information you can get at the Breckenridge Welcome Center
- In-town events
- Activities to do during your trip
- Trail recommendations
- Dining and shopping recommendations
- Pet-friendly activities
Breckenridge Welcome Center Museum
The site of the Breckenridge Welcome Center is a building that used to be called the “Bailey Building”. With this site, a design was planned that would include a series of interactive exhibits about the town’s history and environmental accomplishments.
Designers never anticipated the surprise that literally would immerse a visitor into our history. During demolition, crews discovered a well-preserved log cabin hidden between two newer additions. The plans for the Welcome Center changed dramatically!
The 19th Century log cabin, which was likely someone’s home, was fully exposed and renovated so the public can walk along the same floorboards and run their hands along the same hand-hewn beams that miners touched more than a century ago.
The cabin is now an interpretive museum featuring displays on life in Breckenridge in the 1880s. The Breckenridge Welcome Center also includes multimedia displays highlighting the town’s history from its days as an Indian settlement to a gold-mining mecca to Victorian ski village.
On the environmental front, displays at the Welcome Center speak about Cucumber Gulch Preserve, a 77-acre wetland sanctuary within a mile of Main Street—home to the state-endangered boreal toad, moose, elk, deer, beaver and nearly 50 species of birds.
During your visit to Breckenridge, make sure to stop by the Breckenridge Welcome Center to pick up information on activities, shopping and dining in and around Breckenridge.
Meetings and Groups
For Meeting and Convention information please contact our Groups Sales Department:
The Welcome Center is Hiring!
Welcome Center Information Specialist- Part- time, year-round positions with the Breckenridge Tourism Office. Information specialists are responsible for delivering exceptional guest service while consulting with visitors and locals on the activities and services available in Breckenridge. The position requires an ability to navigate multiple online and software systems to insure accurate reservations and itinerary building. Full job description and other open positions available HERE. Please reply to [email protected] with letter of interest and resume. Positions open until filled. EOE