Museum of the Mountain West

68169 Miami Rd.
Montrose, CO 81401- Map It
(970) 240-3400

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of the Mountain West is at 68169 E. Miami Rd. Visitors learn about the history of western Colorado as trained docents guide them through more than 24 original buildings and 10 re-created structures containing period furnishings. Included among the reconstructed storefronts are a barber shop, saloon, pharmacy, general store, 1880s doctor's office and one-room schoolhouse. The museum also displays some half-million articles, many unusual and rare. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$10; $5 (ages 5-17).
Hours: Guided tours Mon.-Sat. 8:30-4:30. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.