Museums – Western Colorado  

• 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. 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. Mid-May to mid-October.

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

• Railroad Museum. Junction US 550 and Hwy 62. Open year-round.
• Ouray County Ranch History Museum. 321 Sherman St. 970-316-1085. Mid-May-October.

• Montrose County Historical Museum. In the old D&RG RR Depot, corner Main St. and Rio Grande Ave. 970-249-2085. 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. Open daily all year.
• Museum of the Mountain West. 68169 Miami Rd. 970-240-3400. Mon.-Sat. all year

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

Pioneer Museum. 388 S. Grand Mesa Dr. 970-856-7554. Mon-Sat., May-September.

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