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Museum of the Mountain West

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Museum of the Mountain West

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Playadura wrote a review Dec 2020
Miami, Florida7 contributions2 helpful votes
Entertaining, authentic and full of details. Staff very helpful and always ready to give you insights on the exhibition.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Mike T wrote a review Nov 2020
Apple Valley, California2 contributions1 helpful vote
My friend and I were traveling from California to Indiana, stopping at as many national parks as possible along the way. We happened by the Museum of the Mountain West while driving through and were absolutely blown away by the collection Mr.Fike has acquired over the years. It felt as though we stepped back in time. Every piece in the museum has a story. Mr.Fike and his staff are extremely friendly and proud of the things they have on display. Thank you for preserving this history and for sharing it with the world. This is a must do if you’re in the area. We were there for almost three hours and could have easily stayed for many more, so much to see. Thank you Mr.Fike and your amazing staff and volunteers for an amazing experience!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Corinne W wrote a review Oct 2020
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Great museum with tons of Western artifacts, memorabilia, and authentic buildings and goods. Our tour guide was brand new but did an amazing job! We were able to talk to the founder and heard some great stories. Our group was small and respectful of covid procedures.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Scalua wrote a review Oct 2020
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The museum is an awesome place. Wonderful hosts and artifacts. Better then Ghost town and Buckskin Joe's combined. Highly recommended. Steve and Connie from Colorado springs
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Date of experience: October 2020
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ginette g wrote a review Oct 2020
Zuni, Va3 contributions
Oh My Goodness! This was our fourth visit (in as many visits that we’ve had to Colorado) to Mr. Richard Fike’s, “Museum of the Mountain West.” I dare day its one of our most favorite haunts. We were saddened to hear that “Mike,” our guide last year, had just recently passed away. His passing will be sorely missed by many. He was a happy, kind and soft spoken man who gave his all to the tours. I’m glad to have met him. This year, as with our first, we were lucky to have had Mr. Fike himself for part of our tour along with a newbie, Ricky, and between both gentlemen, felt like family. As always the tours were interesting and extremely informative. We learn something new each and every visit, and never tire of reading the little labels and packaging as well as picking Mr. Fike’s wealth of knowledge. He is truly a walking encyclopedia of vastly interesting information. Locals should be proud to have this Private Collection Museum close at hand to visit, and visitors to the area should not miss the opportunity to stop in and see all they can take in. This collection houses more than one million pieces. Some of which I can remember seeing as a child in the home of my aging relatives back in the 1950s. Thank-you, Mr. Fike, for taking the hours upon hours and dozens of years to collect all of the ephemera. Without someone like you, it would all be lost. Oh, and the buildings! He has them moved to and reassembled on his site! This is truly a not-to-be-missed opportunity.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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