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Museum of Western Colorado/Museum of the West

Museum of Western Colorado/Museum of the West Review

This museum relates the history of the area since the 1880s, with a time line, a firearms display, and a Southwest pottery collection. The area's rich mining heritage is perfectly captured in the uranium mine that educates with interactive sound and exhibit stations. The museum also runs the Cross Orchards Living History Farm and the Dinosaur Journey Museum, and oversees paleontological excavations.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81504 | Map It
  • Phone: 970/242–0971
  • Cost: $6.50
  • Hours: May–Sept., Tues.–Sat. 10–5; Oct.–Apr., Tues.–Sat. 10–3
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  • Location: Grand Junction
Updated: 09-05-2013

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