Museum of the West and Sterling T. Smith Educational Tower

462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501- Map It
(970) 242-0971

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of the West and Sterling T. Smith Educational Tower, 462 Ute Ave., presents regional history from prehistoric times to the present. Exhibits include Southwestern pottery, Old West artifacts and a collection of antique firearms. An 1890s schoolhouse and an interactive exhibit about uranium mining also are featured. The 75-foot-tall Sterling T. Smith Educational Tower offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and contains a working weather station. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$6.50; $5.50 (ages 55+); $3.75 (ages 3-12); $20 (family rate).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5, May-Sept.; Tues.-Sat. 10-3, rest of year. Closed major holidays.