Montrose Museums

Montrose, located in historic southwest Colorado, offers a cultural treasure chest in the city’s three museums. The rich history and depictions of yesteryear are on full display at the Ute Indian Museum, the Museum of the Mountain West, and the Montrose County Historical Museum.

In addition to local museums, history lovers can enjoy other nearby historical sites and tours.

Museum of the Mountain West

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Travel back in time to the old west with guided tours that allow you to enter historic buildings and be "up close and personal" with rare and unusual artifacts displayed in authentic settings.
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Ute Indian Museum

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Experience one of the nation's most complete and magnificently displayed collections of the Ute people. Dioramas, changing exhibits, and hands-on programs bring American Indian history and culture to life.
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Montrose Historical Museum

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Housed in the historic Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, the museum has a wide variety of artifacts representing the daily lives of pioneer families and early day transportation, including an original stage coach.
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