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Big Timbers Museum

7515 US Highway 50, Lamar, CO 81052-9565
+1 719-336-2472
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Worth the trip

If you are looking for a piece of history, this is the place to visit. Staff will answer all your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hd452016
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Wide variety of items

Lots of things to see here. Some of the collections seem to be disconnected, but lots of local... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Dee S
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  • Average10%
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7515 US Highway 50, Lamar, CO 81052-9565
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+1 719-336-2472
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a piece of history, this is the place to visit. Staff will answer all your questions. plane for an hour.

Thank hd452016
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Lots of things to see here. Some of the collections seem to be disconnected, but lots of local history represented.

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

While the volunteer was new to the center, we had most all of our questions answered, they have a great collection of artifacts from the Sand Creek Massacre, a dark day in our past, the Feagle arrest and how the FBI solved used forensics to...More

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Reviewed 8 December 2016

On our cross country trip the folks at Big Timbers Museum were very helpful to us in finding the location of the old Savoy Hotel in Lamar. We stopped in to thank them and were delighted to see all they had at the museum. Very...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Didn't get to stay for long, but what they had in this old and new museum is fantastic. Great display from a rancher of the Sand Creek Massacre.

Thank Philip Q
Reviewed 1 June 2016

If you are looking for a good bit about the history of an often overlooked region of Colorado I can certainly recommend Big Timbers. This museum showcases SE Colorado history very well- from the time of Bent's Fort, Sand Creek, through the Wars, and into...More

1  Thank Robin B
Reviewed 22 January 2016

great place to take my son he had a blast looking at all the equipment, cars etc. worth the visit very nicely kept

1  Thank Danin M
Reviewed 27 February 2015

I had such a surprisingly good time here! It was pretty cool to learn about the history of the area and the lady working there was so wonderful... she taught me so much! I loved hearing about the wild west outlaw aspect of the history....More

2  Thank casey h
Reviewed 12 May 2014

We arrived just 20 minutes before closing, but the curator gave us a nice whirlwind tour of the highlights. We just went too early in the year; summer hours don't begin until June.

3  Thank JKJK39051
Reviewed 27 December 2013

Very friendly staff & a comfortable intimate atmosphere. I was able to research & explore on my own & some one was nearby to answer any questions I had. I definitely plan to return when ever I'm in town.

3  Thank Frequent V
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