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Museum of the West

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-2516
+1 970-242-0971
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My husband wanted to go here as he is somewhat fond of the old West item. He really enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paula S
Reno, Nevada
This is a great place to take the entire family

There are a number of interactive exhibits. There is also access to an outside observatory that... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
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A science museum offering archeological digs.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501-2516
+1 970-242-0971
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband wanted to go here as he is somewhat fond of the old West item. He really enjoyed it, but I didn't. I'm more of a modern car driver, not a horse and buggy driver. There was a great variety of old west items,...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

There are a number of interactive exhibits. There is also access to an outside observatory that allows you to view the entire grand valley and a railing that points out various landmarks. The museum also has exhibits that change from time to time keeping it...More

Thank teresak700
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This small museum is packed to the gills with fascinating artifacts from the local area, and on a regular basis has a special display. Great for all ages to visit, reminisce etc. The law enforcement gun display is wonderful.

Thank Nicci S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife and I had some time to spare before our escape room when we were in GJ for my birthday weekend so we decided to check out the museum since it was close. We got a Groupon for $8 for the two of us....More

Thank WisCOkid13
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Museum was entertaining; however most of the exhibits seem to be aimed more at the adults. Lots of guns with great history, but how educational and entertaining is that for the kids. We can spend hours at most museums and we were thru this one...More

Thank Libby S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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

1  Thank tdb2013
Reviewed 3 June 2017

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 9 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

3  Thank Rita B
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