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Museum of Northwest Colorado

590 Yampa Ave, Craig, CO 81625-2612
+1 970-824-6360
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Hidden Gem

This world class museum is a hidden gem in northwest Colorado. If you are driving through the area... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melody V
Craig, United States
Don't miss it

One of the best small town museums I've visited. Hopefully Bill will be there to give you a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Denver, Colorado
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
590 Yampa Ave, Craig, CO 81625-2612
+1 970-824-6360
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This world class museum is a hidden gem in northwest Colorado. If you are driving through the area be sure to add this stop to your trip. Give yourself plenty of time to explore all the wonderful exhibits and the Cowboy and Gunfighter Collection. Even...More

Thank Melody V
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of the best small town museums I've visited. Hopefully Bill will be there to give you a personal tour of the gunfighter/cowboy stuff

1  Thank M D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I had the opportunity to visit this museum last week after a hike at Cedar Mountain. What a terrific place! It is chock full of interesting exhibits and one can spend a very informative two hours here learning about the history of this remote section...More

Thank Equity
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The museum is in an old armory building, the signage is new, large, very informative. The volunteers know the subject well. The top notch and varied collections are often from the area are well displayed, the spur, saddle and gun collections are extensive. This is...More

Thank 10elk
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

What a fascinating museum! Full of relics from Colorado's past together with a huge selection of weapons used in the Old West. I'm British but was reared on westerns and John Wayne, and to see Winchester rifles, six guns and even Derringers was a real...More

3  Thank john l
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We decided to go through the museum after we walked around town. There were a lot of displays and a lot of historical information. Well organized. The staff there was very helpful and answered all of our questions.

2  Thank mountainpony
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My husband is a western and gun fanatic and he thoroughly enjoyed all of it. They had collections ranging from the 1800s to early 1900s, pistols, rifles, accessories and so much more and so much information on old gunfighters and so many beautiful old historical...More

2  Thank Homeiswherewetravel
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loved stopping by this gem of a museum in Craig. Learned so much about the area. They are having concerts there now!

1  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Stopped in to purchase Michael Martin Murphy tickets and spent the rest of the afternoon looking around. Wonderful museum which is free to the public.

2  Thank sweetatr
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Fun stop with a wide variety of things to look at. Gunfighter and cowboy exhibit; old toys; medical equipment; local wildlife; an exhibit on the Victory Hwy; old photos; just to name some of what they have. Oh, and did I meantion the dinosaur footprint?!...More

1  Thank barbielab
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