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Museum of the West

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-2516
+1 970-242-0971
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Best museum of the west!

If you have the good fortune of being in Grand Junction, you really should check out this museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tdb2013
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Grand Junction, Colorado
Eh..

My kids picked this museum on our last day in Grand Junction. Although it was small and very quiet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AudreyG412
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Reno, Nevada
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A science museum offering archeological digs.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:00
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462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-2516
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+1 970-242-0971
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you have the good fortune of being in Grand Junction, you really should check out this museum. Located in downtown Grand Junction, it is a rare find! It is just one of the Museums of Western Colorado - the other two including Dinosaur Journey...More

Thank tdb2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My kids picked this museum on our last day in Grand Junction. Although it was small and very quiet it was pretty interesting learning the history of the West in Colorado. My kids enjoyed looking at the old saddles and wagon they have on display.

Thank AudreyG412
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Lots of interactive stuff. They even have an airplane the kids can get in and experience the pilot's view.

Thank fixitman44
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Nice little museum to learn about the history of the Grand Valley. A nice afternoon activity for all ages.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Museum of the West is the downtown museum of the Museums of Western Colorado (which is comprised of the Museum of the West, Dinosaur Journey Museum, Cross Orchards Historic Site, Whitman Educational Center, conference and classroom space). See them all. But - Museum of the...More

2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Unfortunately, we got there a bit late and got half way through this BIG Museum. :( It was really worth the time to hit this one. Very nicely done, kid friendly in many aspects as well. A definite see if you are traveling through the...More

2  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went through this one in about 40 minutes. Good signage on the exhibits, and enjoyed the weapons exhibit. A lot of native displays.

Thank d s
Reviewed 5 March 2017

As museums go, this one stands out for interest, organization, a variety of all things West. Ever changing exhibits make it a must do again visit

Thank herb854
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We spent about enjoyable 90 minutes in this museum and we're glad that we did! It presented a lot of information in an attractive and educational format.

Thank debrafvl
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We rushed through due to travel pressure but enjoyed our brief visit. There is a good collection of things from western Colorado including firearms.

Thank sndovale
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