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Address: 3073 F Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504
Phone Number: 970 434 9814
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Description: This restored turn of the century village where a thriving apple packing...
This restored turn of the century village where a thriving apple packing business once existed is now a historical site with docents dressed in period clothes who describe life at that time.
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Train Show was Amazing!

My family attended the Train Show on January 3. We were impressed by the amazing train models and the kindness of the enthusiasts that were running the show. The show was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a small museum that tells the story of the rise and fall of Apple production here in grand junction. It's good to see the buildings preserved and volunteers on hand to help with the history. The museum plot also houses farming exhibits, old vehicles and some old railroad cars. For only $5 a person it is certainly value... More 

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The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The site could be very interesting to the visitors but the state of the displayed agricultural items is terrible. They rusting away together with the vintage trucks. There is possible a lack of money.

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lehi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My family attended the Train Show on January 3. We were impressed by the amazing train models and the kindness of the enthusiasts that were running the show. The show was inexpensive (only $7) for my family to attend. The kids absolutely loved it! (ages 2, 6, 6 and 8). They also loved exploring the decommissioned Uintah Railway cars and... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona, United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I recently went to a friend's wedding here and I just had the best time. Not only was the party amazing but there were goats to look at and train cars lying around to look at. I loved walking around the place.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Whether sending your kids here for a week of summer camp, attending a classic car show in summer or the model train exhibit in winter, there is always something fun to do here.

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Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cross Orchards Historic Site is a favorite spot when my grandchildren come to visit. They enjoy visiting the trains, the farm animals and watching the people doing reenactments. Their family pricing makes it an inexpensive day.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very interesting and entertaining. Lots of thinks for the kids, beautiful gardens, some farm animals, antique truck and farm equipment. Lots of memorabilia and buildings. Looking back into the way life was then.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Although the museum didn't open officially until the next weekend, we were allowed to tour the grounds at our leisure. The buildings are great, the interpretation signage first class, and the goats and chickens a delight.

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Palisade, Colorado
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

There is nothing else like this in the Grand Valley. This used to be an agricultural business and farm owned by Cindy Cross's family. The variety here is remarkable. There is a huge HO scale model train layout in a barn-like building, and even a G gauge model train layout outdoors. A Marine friend of mine worked with the resident... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This working orchard is magical! Time stood still a hundred years ago and is well preserved. OUr family ventured around this place for several hours enamoured by all of the stuff and playing with the animals. The staff who works here is very kind and knowledgeable. They seem to really love the place and it shines through! If you are... More 

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Address: Address: 3073 F Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504
Phone Number: 970 434 9814
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand Junction

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