Museum of the Mountain West

More than 500,000 artifacts of the Mountain West from 1880 to 1930 are displayed in store and office settings at the Museum of the Mountain West.

Housed in the 10,000 square foot main building is an historic post office, doctor's and dentist's offices, drug store, saloon, dry goods store, and many more fascinating displays from our past. From the 1913 German Lutheran Church to the 1890 school to the 1882 Denver & Rio Grande Railroad section house, you will be captivated at life as it was over a century ago.

All tours take about two hours and are guided by a knowledgeable docent, offering an experiential taste of what it was like to live in Western Colorado in the early days.

Come and spend a fun-filled, leisurely day learning more about this wonderful area in beautiful Western Colorado.

Tribute to Western Movie Days

The Museum of the Mountain West's Tribute to Western Movies Day, held each year, features gunfights, souvenirs, strollers in period dress, food, a working blacksmith, candle-making, rug-making, spinning, barrel-making, horses, period cooking, numerous musical entertainers, and many more attractions too numerous to list.
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Museum of the Mountain West

68169 Miami Road
Ph: 970-240-3400



8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Email us or call to schedule tours for groups of 15 or more.


Adults - $10
Children under 18 - $5
School Groups of 10+ - $3 per student