Francisco Fort Museum

306 S. Main
La Veta, CO 81055- Map It
(719) 742-5501

AAA Editor Notes

Francisco Fort Museum, off US 160 to SR 12, following signs to 306 S. Main St., is within an 1862 fort and features seven buildings surrounding an original Spanish-style adobe plaza. The fort contains 11 display rooms, including a kitchen, bedroom, parlor and country store. Fossils, Native American pottery and 19th-century farm equipment are featured. Other historic buildings include an 1800s saloon, blacksmith shop and log schoolhouse. Guided tours depart from 123 W. Francisco St. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
$5; $4 (senior citizens and military with ID); free (ages 0-12).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. 11-5, late May-late Oct. Hours may vary. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.