Temple Israel Museum
Temple Israel is unique among restored buildings in the American West. Built in 1884, this frontier synagogue served a surprisingly large and active Jewish community until about 1912.

Although no longer a regular, active synagogue, the building was fully restored by 2008. A permanent exhibition opened in 2012 that documents pioneer Jewish life with a collection of artifacts about Leadville, its resident Jews, Temple Israel as a synagogue, and life in a mining town in the 1880s and 1890s.
Museum Rentals
While the Temple Israel building was restored as closely as possible to its original 1880s appearance, it is not currently used as a synagogue and instead serves primarily as a museum. However, the building can be available for weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitzvahs, funerals, memorials, or some other event. If you are interested in a rental, please contact the Foundation at: 303.709.7050.
2018-2019 Winter Season
We are having limited hours for the winter season:
November 1, 2018 through
April 30, 2019
Open Daily: Noon - 5:00 PM*
*We are available by appointment
year round.
The location of the Temple Israel museum is at:

201 West 4th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461


The museum is one block west of Harrison Avenue on the southwest corner of the intersection of 4th Street and Pine Street.

Temple Israel Foundation
208 West 8th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461
303.709.7050

Temple Israel Museum
201 West 4th Street
Leadville, Colorado 80461
longled@longled.cnc.net

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North end of James Street, Leadville
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