Victorian Tea at the Briggle House

Schedule

none currently scheduled

offered select dates year round and private tours by by request

Cost & Reservations

$30/adult (ages 13+)

$20/child (ages 4-12)​​

reservations required 2 hours prior to the tour

Where to park

There is not designated parking for the Briggle House. You may park at the Breckenridge Grand Vacations Community Center at 103 South Harris Street. Or visit the Breck Park website for information on current locations and fees.

Where to meet

William Briggle House

104 North Harris Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424

About the tour

The Briggle family represented the top 1% in early day Breckenridge. In the Briggle house and other upper class residences, Victorian customs and status were of utmost importance. On this tea and tour, you're invited to afternoon tea at Mrs. Kathleen Briggle's house. Explore her classic Victorian home, learn about unique Victorian customs and hear stories about what mountain life was like for women in early 1900s Breckenridge. Enjoy authentic tea and treats in the Briggle dining room. 

What to expect

This is an indoor event. A tour guide will show you around the Briggle home and then you'll be seated for a tea service. Click here for more FAQs.

Best for

Small groups of all ages, grandparents, parents and children. This tour is most popular with women but we welcome men as well! This is a good summer afternoon activity when summer rainstorms are common or a nice winter activity for those who don't ski or need a break from skiing. We can also create a private tea for your group with advance notice. Great for bridal groups, family reunions and corporate groups. We can accommodate up to 14 people. 

What guests say

"What an amazing event! I have lived in CO for 25 years and learned so much about our history in just a few short hours while sipping on tea with my daughters 11 and 13. Such a great experience!"

"An interesting tour of a historical home in Breckenridge. Our knowledgeable "hostess" provided many details of life in a mining town at the turn of the 20th century. After a fun short course in proper tea etiquette we enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea."

Did you know?

Although Kathleen and William had no children of their own, Kathleen was a busy socialite. She played and taught several musical instruments to local children and contributed to a "High Altitude" cookbook, published in 1908.

dates, times, and prices subject to change without notice; all activities weather dependent

What is the BHA?

The Breckenridge Heritage Alliance preserves unique historic resources in the Breckenridge area and connects residents and visitors to our past through inspiring interpretation of heritage sites and stories. 

970-453-9767

info@BreckHeritage.com

Mailing Address:  PO Box 2460

Welcome Center:  203 South Main Street

Administrative Office:  309 North Main Street

Breckenridge, CO 80424

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