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Museum of the Mountain West

  • 68169 Miami Road, Montrose, CO 81401
  • (970) 240-3400 | Visit Website

About

Richard E. Fike founded the Museum in 1997. He is a retired historical archaeologist having served as state archaeologist for the Bureau of Land Management in both Utah and Colorado. Fike served on committees in both Utah and Colorado for the Federal & State Register of Historic Places and is an expert in historical restoration. Fike began collecting western memorabilia when he was 4 years old. He had his first museum in his parent’s guest room at the age of 8. By age 12, he had begun his card catalog of artifacts. This Museum is the result of Fike’s lifetime dedication to preserving the history of the west. The Museum of the Mountain West is also able to host weddings and events! Admission Adults - $10 Children under 18 - $5 School Groups of 10+ - $3 per student

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  • Monday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sunday: CLOSED