Barney Ford House Museum

111 E Washington Ave, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424 USA

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Opens Fri 11a
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“A celebration of the human spirit”

The Barney Ford House Museum honors Barney L. Ford, an escaped slave who prospered and became a prominent entrepreneur and black civil rights pioneer in Colorado. In 1880, Ford became the first black businessman in Breckenridge when he opened Ford’s Restaurant and Chop House.

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Pete R.

The Barney Ford Museum is an absolute must on your Breckenridge itinerary. The museum guide provided a very detailed and inspirational story about Mr. Ford and his history. From his youth living... Read more

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S K.

The docent really loves her job and the history of this underdog who had great successes and great disappointments. Totally with the time to tour the 29th century home. Admission is by donation.... Read more

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Alisa J.

Cool and educational museum right in the heart of Breckenridge. Very interesting to learn about the life of Barney Ford and free! If you have time to check out this museum while exploring the town... Read more

Barney Ford House Museum

111 E Washington Ave
Breckenridge, Colorado
80424 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun, Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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