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Address: Highway 6, 21053 CR 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
Phone Number: 970-522-3895
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Overland Trail, one of the most travelled routes West, has its own...
The Overland Trail, one of the most travelled routes West, has its own museum and historic village.
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Hidden Gem in Sterling

So many buildings and artifacts! Buildings and grounds are very well maintained and a very well informed staff!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

So many buildings and artifacts! Buildings and grounds are very well maintained and a very well informed staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love to see things that take me back to my childhood that I saw around my grandma's house. I enjoy seeing things from times past!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Crowded with lots of historic and not so historic but interesting finds from indian artifacts to farm machinery and everything in between to interest both myself and my partner. We enjoyed a couple of hours in the main building and I wandered through the one room schoolhouse, general store, and other buildings while my partner marveled at the farm implements.... More 

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This place has a great selection of pieces and it was fun to see all of the old familiar items that we knew from growing up displayed in the general store shelves.

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Sterling, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Hard to find but well worth looking for South across hwy 6 from the visitor center next to the best western

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is a great "little"museum. Absolutely packed with local character, covers prehistory to modern history, Has a great main building chocked full of items, lovely outdoor space with various outbuildings, a fun 4th of July event, near the interstate, a nice park, the Visitor's Center, walking trails and motels. A great for locals and visitors, even if just passing through... More 

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Montreat, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Thoughtful and knowledgeable staff. Greatly done to take me though time and nature, of a place of my great grandparents, and now me

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Sterling, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

It is a small museum but filled with local community goodies. There are several out buildings that one can view. They have a collection of the brands from the community burned onto the walls of the old barn. My husband and I got married there 7 years ago. It has a beautiful grounds and you can just feel the past... More 

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Boulder
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013 via mobile

I passed by this unassuming museum many times without stopping until I finally went with a friend. Walking in the front door I thought $3 for this little place isn't too bad. Lots of memorabilia...pieces of local history. But there are more rooms beyond to explore! And buildings. And farm equipment. What a gem! I loved the general store with... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

$3 entry fee is worth every penny and then some. We were traveling through Colorado and stopped here for a break, and it ended up being one of the highlights of our trip. Lots of very interesting artifacts and buildings.

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Address: Highway 6, 21053 CR 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
Phone Number: 970-522-3895
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Sterling
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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