Historic Longmont Walking Tours Art & Sip
Our summer historic tours will continue, but with limitations on group sizes and measures in place to ensure social distancing. Advanced registration is required for these popular programs.
Historic 3rd Avenue Walking Tour
Tuesday, June 16, 5:30 pm; $10 (394106.03)
Wednesday, June 17, 10 am; $10 (394106.04)
Take a stroll along the stately homes of Third Avenue in Longmont with Curator of History Erik Mason. Hear stories of industrialists and bankers, plus tales of tragedy and murder, while seeing the homes built by some of Longmont’s wealthiest early citizens.
Historic Downtown Walking Tour
Tuesday, June 23, 10 am; $10 (394100.06)
Wednesday, June 24, 5:30 pm; $10 (394100.07)
Learn how the agricultural boom, coming of the railroad, and other factors shaped commercial and retail economy
in downtown Longmont. Hear about the Dickens Opera House, JC Penney’s first store, and the longest continuous
business in the City. Longmont Museum Curator of History Erik Mason will tell you about Mid-Century Modernism, the fire of 1879, the State Historic Fund, and the Downtown Creative District.
Register online or by calling 303-651-8374.
New historic Longmont walking tour mobile app!
The Longmont Museum’s popular historic downtown walking tour is now available year-round, in a handy mobile app. The content for the mobile tour was developed by Longmont Museum Curator of History Erik Mason and other Museum staff, and includes historic photographs, text, and audio recordings that walk you through more than a dozen downtown locations from your smartphone. You'll hear how the agricultural boom, coming of the railroad, and other factors shaped commercial and retail economy in downtown Longmont; explore the Dickens Opera House, JC Penney’s first store, and the longest continuous business in the City; and learn about the Masonic Temple fire of 1905, the evolution of many downtown buildings, and the fall in fortune of hotelier George Zweck.
The text and audio are available in both English and Spanish. It is free to use, and doesn’t require any downloads. Visit https://tourlongmont.oncell.com to access the tour from your smartphone and explore history downtown!
Looking for other programs for adults? Don't miss our Virtual Summer Concert Series!
Preregistration is strongly encouraged if there is a registration code.
Register online, by phone, or in person. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Register early, classes fill quickly!
Questions? Call 303-651-8374
Cancellation must be made at least two weeks prior to the session start date for a full refund. Cancellations made one week prior to class start date are subject to a 50% cancellation fee, cancellations made less than 1 week prior to start date are subject to a 75% cancellation fee. In the event the Museum cancels a class, registration fees are refunded in full.