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Otero Museum

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706 W 3rd St, Not open in October, La Junta, CO 81050-1406
+1 719-384-2181
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They know their stuff!

Knowledgeable, Friendly staff who know a lot about the area. We live here locally so we know they... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Angela A
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Lots of History

The museum has a lot of local history in it. I have not been there for a few years, but it... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
4cats4me2016
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La Junta, Colorado
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The Otero Museum's collection covers La Junta life from 1875-1945 in eastern Colorado.
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Oct 11, 2017
“They know their stuff!”
Jul 3, 2017
“Lots of History”
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706 W 3rd St, Not open in October, La Junta, CO 81050-1406
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+1 719-384-2181

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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Knowledgeable, Friendly staff who know a lot about the area. We live here locally so we know they are always changing up the exhibits. Great hidden local Gem!

Thank Angela A
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

The museum has a lot of local history in it. I have not been there for a few years, but it continues to grow each time I have visited. I encourage everyone to go when in the area.

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Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Guided tours of this multi bldg complex with an eclectic collection of items from the opening of the west in the early 1800's to the 1980's. The western collection in one of the out buildings was quite interesting.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

I was able to get a tour of the Museums from the Director, a retired Santa Fe Railway employee. Of course I checked out the railway aspects of the building, but was also impressed with the apparent care the staff has taken in putting various...More

Thank Pierre S
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

The food is usually specially made from many individuals and restraints. Very unique special items; Here, I’ve had the best jalapeno poppers I’ve ever had. And the many local Colorado wines are the best. If you hear of the next time they’re hosting an event,...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is a very nice museum especially considering for a small town. Those who enjoy museums will not be disappointed in stopping here.

Thank Magdalene P
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

We took our grandchildren to this museum as it was something we had wanted to do anyway. Immediately the staff were available and helpful, explaining what we would be seeing, and the best order to visit the museum. Everything was detailed and exceptionally informative. There...More

3  Thank Naomi M
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Reviewed August 13, 2013 via mobile

I've been to a number of museums over the years and believe me when I tell you, the Otero museum is better than any you would find in the region. Recently I spent time in Taos where we viewed a number of museums. The Otero...More

3  Thank Troyjs
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

The museum's published hours are 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday, from June 1 through September 30. But, the museum is staffed by volunteers, so it would be a good idea to call 719.384.7500 to confirm that the museum will be open. This...More

7  Thank MikeSteeves
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

I've been to western museums all over in a dozen states, but I have to say that this one was impressive and I wish I would have had some better camera equipment with Me!

Thank L. B
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