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Address: Grand Junction, CO
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Interesting local history spot

Went with my family to this museum during Spring Break. Lots of local history and some hands-on exhibits like the phone booth, airplane and stagecoach that are pretty cool. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Robert H
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Went with my family to this museum during Spring Break. Lots of local history and some hands-on exhibits like the phone booth, airplane and stagecoach that are pretty cool. The tower gives a great view of the area and interpretive signs help pick out buildings of interest. Nice place to wander around and soak up local history!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Very nice presentations and creative use of space. Interactive displays for all ages. Well maintained and surprises around each corner! Climb the tower and see the town and the Monument.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is one of the best small town museums I've been in. Great exhibits, thoughtfully laid out, in-depth information, I could go on. With each exhibit I looked at, I became more impressed with solid academic feel to the information and history, as if it were carefully researched. The exhibits were also very cool just to look at. Great place!

2 Thank Hiker30
Whitewater, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Even though the Museum is relatively small, it is packed with exciting information relative to the Grand Junction area. Covering Native American artifacts, the history of the town and businesses, and even a stagecoach! We learned a lot about the Western Slope of Colorado and its heritage.

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