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, Wild West artifacts and the Thrailkill collection of antique firearms. An 1890s schoolhouse, a stagecoach exhibit and a full-size replica uranium mine also are featured. The 75-foot-tall Sterling T. Smith Educational Tower offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$7; $6 (ages 55+); $4 (ages 3-12); $20 (family, up to six from the same household).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-4, May-Sept.; Mon.-Sat. 10-4, rest of year. Closed major holidays.