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Overland Trail Museum

110 Overland Trail, 21053 Cr 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
+1 970-522-3895
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Huge surprise at this little Museum

When you first look at the front of Museum it appears to be small. Go in the front door and then it... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
Papathegreat
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Well-Kept Small Town Museum

I brought my children to this museum and now I'm bringing my grandchildren. We never miss the July... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Debbie Z
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For over 80 years visitors have enjoyed a step back in time when they visit the Overland Trail Museum. Extensive exhibits include pioneer history, Native American artifacts and antique farm equipment. Historic buildings include two barns, a general store, a prairie school, church, barbershop, 1915 stone block house, a caboose and a boxcar depot.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“general store” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 Overland Trail, 21053 Cr 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
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+1 970-522-3895
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"general store"
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"blacksmith shop"
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"farm equipment"
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"filling station"
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"local history"
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"step back in time"
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"couple of hours"
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"entrance fee"
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"heritage festival"
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"schoolhouse"
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"caboose"
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"collection"
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

When you first look at the front of Museum it appears to be small. Go in the front door and then it becomes three levels and expands outward in both directions expands backwards and then a huge outdoor display with many buildings equipment Barns and...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we greatly appreciate it. We are glad that you enjoyed your time here and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

I brought my children to this museum and now I'm bringing my grandchildren. We never miss the July 4th Heritage Festival but there are several events all year. New buildings have been brought in over the years and the theme of the small village is...More

1  Thank Debbie Z
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We greatly appreciate your patronage and are glad that we can continue to provide your family with a worthwhile experience every time you visit. We hope to see you and your family again soon.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The very nice man at the Sterling Colorado visitor’s center suggested a visit to the museum. The place is just charming. So many interesting things to see. The history of the area so well displayed. And the people that work take such good care of...More

Thank Shirley C
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that we may see you again in the future.

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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

They had an i-spy game to go with your browse around the museum. Outside they have a school, old farm equipment, blacksmith shop, post office, house from 1915, and an old train car. It was neat.

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad that you found your visit enjoyable and we hope that you might stop by again!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of the best small town museums that I’ve ever been to. It takes you to a blast from the past with many outbuildings set up in the old western days. The buildings include an old time barber shop, school house, candy...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for the review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time here and we hope you may visit us again!

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Lots to see here. Many antiques and many items to see from the years of long ago. Many building to visit and explore each is very interesting, such as the one room schoolhouse, church, barn, filling station, I enjoyed the general store. This is only...More

1  Thank Steven H
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Thank you for leaving us a review. We greatly appreciate it and are glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope we may see you again in the future.

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

An old school room, houses and agricultural implements are among the things giving an insight into local history and the move West.

1  Thank Alan P
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Come back and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

I grew up near here and went to this museum when I was young, but it had grown and changed so much since there. What a wealth of information and resources! My teenage kids had so much fun in the buildings on the ground--the blacksmith's...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful time!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

From the outside you would never guess at the fascinating detail and history that lives within this museum. It is not only a museum it is a little town, with a country store, barns blacksmith. The entire place is well laid out historically. It is...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you got the opportunity to stop by!

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This museum is one of the top. It attracts visitors from all over the nation and some travel to this area just to see this museum. The display about the history of the area and the essential role oil production has played in Northeast Colorado...More

Thank Karen R
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We value your feedback hope to see you again soon!

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WINTER HOURS November 1 - March 31 Tuesday - Saturday 10AM to 4PM Sunday and Monday CLOSED SUMMER HOURS April 1 - October 31 Monday - Saturday 9AM to 5PM Sunday CLOSED
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