Visit

Location

Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center & Summit County South Branch Library
103 South Harris Street, Room 206
Breckenridge, Colorado 80424

Hours

Appointments are required to access original archival material on site. Visitors may stop in when the room is open to see the beautifully preserved pressed tin ceiling.

Sunday: Closed
Monday – Friday:    Appointments available 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  
Saturday:   Closed

The Archives is closed on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

 

Know before you go

  • Food and/or drink is prohibited in the Archives at all times.
  • Appointments are required to access archival material.
  • Archival material may be accessed only under the direct supervision of the Archivist.
  • Archival collections are non-circulating.
  • Flash photography, handheld scanners, tripods, selfie sticks, audio and video recordings are not permitted.
  • Please leave the Archives to make or receive calls. Phones must be turned to silent mode.
  • Physical handling of original material is limited because of its fragility. Gloves will be provided if the item is not encapsulated.
  • We encourage the use of paper and pencils, laptops, iPads and tablets for research purposes.

There is on-site free parking. Free Wifi is available on site.

Additional Resources:

Are you looking for general information about the history of the town of Breckenridge, the history of Summit County, Colorado, or the ski industry? Search the​ ​Summit County Public Library​ catalog—the South Branch of the library is located in the same building as the Archives.

Searching for local family records like Birth and Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses, or Mining Patents and Land Titles? Contact the​ ​Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s Office​, located just down the street from the Archives on 208 East Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge.