Museums – Western Colorado May – Sept. 2019

Silverton
• San Juan County Historical Society Mining Heritage Center and 1902 County Jail Museum, 1569 Greene St. and the Mayflower Mill Tour. 135 CR2. 970-387-5838. sanjuancountyhistoricalsociety.org. Memorial Day Weekend into October.
• The Old Hundred Gold Mine. 721 CR 4-A. Includes panning for silver, copper, gold, and polished stones. 970-387-5444. minetour.com. Mid-May to mid-October.

Ouray
• Ouray County Historical Museum. 420 6th Ave. 970-325-4576. ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org. Mid-April to mid-November.
• OCHS Presents the New Walsh Family Exhibit. 420 6th Ave. For more information, call 970-325-4576 or visit www.ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org.
• Ouray Walking tour. Download at http://www.ouraycountyhistoricalsociety.org/WalkingTour.pdf.
• Wright Opera House. 462 Main St., Weekly ‘Evenings of History’. 970-325-4399. thewrightoperahouse.org. June 18-August 6.
• Bachelor Syracuse Mine Tour. 1222 CR 14. 970-325-0220. May-October. bachelorsyracusemine.com.

Ridgway
• Railroad Museum. Junction US 550 and Hwy 62. ridgwayrailroadmuseum.org. Open year-round.
• Ouray County Ranch History Museum. 321 Sherman St. 970-316-1085. http://ocrhm.org. Mid-May-October. (Please see ad page A-17)

Montrose
• Montrose County Historical Museum. In the old D&RG RR Depot, corner Main St. and Rio Grande Ave. 970-249-2085. montrosehistory.org. May-September.
• Montrose Historical Society presentations. Pioneer Room. Montrose County Fairgrounds. 970-249-2085. 1st Thur. monthly,
• Ute Indian Museum. 17253 Chipeta Rd. Open daily. 970-249-3098. historycolorado.org/ute-indian-museum. Open daily all year.
• Museum of the Mountain West. 68169 Miami Rd. 970-240-3400. museumofthemountainwest.org. Mon.-Sat. all year

Delta
• Delta County Historical Museum. 251 Meeker St. 970-874-8721. Facebook/Delta-County-Historical-Society. https://www.facebook.com/deltahistorical.org Tue. & Wed. (winter); Tue.-Fri. (summer).
• Fort Uncompahgre. 440 Palmer St. Mon.-Sat. all year. 970-874-8349. fortuncompahgre.org. April-November.

Cedaredge
Pioneer Museum. 388 S. Grand Mesa Dr. 970-856-7554. https://www.pioneertown.org. Mon-Sat., May-September.

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