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The Museum of the West offers a thousand years of history that can be experienced. “Ride” in a stagecoach, “fly” a 1958 Cessna from Walker Field or gaze upon an ancient cup and ladle from the Anasazi. Study Ute and Fremont Rock Art, see the real...more
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What a wonderful walk through history. The layout was friendly for my wife and I. Children would love the artifacts as well. One of the west’s largest gun collection is housed here. We highly recommend that if you’re in the valley, you don’t want to...More
We enjoyed spending a couple hours they’re looking at all the interesting displays. There was a great amount of early Indian pottery,, and many other historical items.
There was one room devoted to Alford Packard the famous accused cannibal of Colorado. New evidence shows he...More
This museum is smaller than we expected, but it really is packed with information on strangely diverse subjects. Spanish exploration, the Ute Indians (& others not from this area), early baseball & the making of bats, a history of local sheriffs (with a display of...More