List of museums in Colorado

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List of museums in Colorado identifies museums (defined for this context as institutions including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Non-profit and university art galleries are also included. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Lists of Colorado institutions which are not museums are noted in the "See also" section, below.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order.

Name Location Region Subject Notes
Adams County Museum Brighton Denver Area Open air website, operated by the Adams County Historical Society
A.J. Eaton House Museum Eaton Front Range Military website, history of the flag of the United States, military artifacts and memorabilia
American Mountaineering Museum Golden Denver Area Sports website, also known as the Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum, heroism, technology, culture and spirit of mountaineering
American Numismatic Association Money Museum Colorado Springs South Central Numismatic History of numismatics from the earliest invention of money to modern day
Anasazi Heritage Center Dolores Southwest Native American Ancient Pueblo Peoples culture and other Native cultures in the Four Corners region, also starting point for visits to Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
Animas Museum Durango Southwest Local history website, operated by the La Plata County Historical Society
Argo Gold Mine and Mill Idaho Springs Front Range Mining Tunnel, mine tour and mining museum
A.R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art Trinidad Southeast Art website, features vintage American illustrations, paintings & photographs including western, native American & Hispanic artifacts
Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities Arvada Denver Area Multiple Includes the Arvada History Museum and art galleries
Arvada Flour Mill Museum Arvada Denver Area Open by appointment with the Arvada Historical Society
Aspen Art Museum Aspen Northwest Art Contemporary art including drawings, paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations and electronic media
Astor House Museum Golden Denver Area Historic house Early 20th century hotel house
Aurora History Museum Aurora Denver Area Multiple website, changing local history and decorative arts exhibits
Avery House Fort Collins Front Range Historic house website, open for tours by the Poudre Landmarks Association
Barney Ford Victorian House Breckenridge Northwest African American website, home of civil rights pioneer Barney Ford, educates about the role of people of color in Colorado history, operated by Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum Fort Collins Front Range Farm website, historic working farm with agriculture exhibits
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site La Junta Southeast Living Reconstructed 1840’s adobe fur trading post with seasonal living history demonstrations and tours
Big Timbers Museum Lamar Southeast Local history website, history of Prowers County
Black American West Museum Denver Denver Area American West Exhibits include buffalo soldiers, miners, cowboys, pioneers, early explorers, homesteaders, and Dearfield, Colorado, a black pioneer town
Boulder History Museum Boulder Front Range Local history
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Boulder Front Range Art website
Bowles House (Westminster, Colorado) Westminster Denver Area Historic house
Breckenridge Welcome Center Breckenridge Northwest Local history website, 1880s history, town's origins, natural history of the Cucumber Gulch Preserve, start of historic house tours in town
Broomfield Historical Depot Museum Broomfield Denver Area Local history website
Broomfield Veterans Memorial Museum Broomfield Denver Area Military website
Brush Area Museum and Cultural Center Brush Northeast Local history website
Buell Children’s Museum Pueblo Southeast Children's website, part of Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center
Buena Vista Heritage Museum Buena Vista Southwest Local history website, includes period room displays and model railroad
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave Golden Denver Area Biographical website, life, times and legends of William F. Cody
Byers-Evans House Museum Denver Denver Area Historic house Operated by History Colorado, 1910-1920 period house
Cable Center Denver Denver Area Technology website, cable telecommunications industry history and pioneers
Castle Rock Museum Castle Rock Denver Area Local history website, operated by the Castle Rock Historical Society
The CELL Denver Denver Area website, The Center for Empowered Living and Learning, exhibits about terrorism
Centennial Village Museum Greeley Front Range Open air website
Center of Southwest Studies Durango Southwest Native American website, part of Fort Lewis College, features Native American textiles, artifacts and changing exhibits
Cheyenne Mountain Heritage Center Colorado Springs South Central Local history website
Children's Museum of Denver Denver Denver Area Children's
Clara Hatton Gallery Fort Collins Front Range Art website, part of Colorado State University
Clear Creek History Park Golden Denver Area Open air website, late 19th century mountain ranch with period demonstrations
Climbing Tree Children's Museum Montrose Northwest Children's website
Clyfford Still Museum Denver Denver area Art Exhibits the artwork of Abstract Expressionist painter Clyfford Still
Colorado Governor's Mansion Denver Denver Area Historic house
Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo Museum Pueblo Southeast Medical website, history of the Colorado Mental Health Institute, formerly the Colorado State Hospital
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum Golden Denver Area Natural history Part of the Colorado School of Mines, includes minerals, fossils, gemstones, meteorites and historic mining artifacts
Colorado Railroad Museum Golden Denver Area Railway
Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame Vail Northwest Sports website, legacy of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Colorado Springs South Central Art
Colorado Springs Historical Military Museum Colorado Springs South Central Military website, includes military vehicles, guns, guns, guns, equipment, uniforms, memorabilia, and artifacts dating from World War I to the present
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum Colorado Springs South Central Multiple Exhibits include Colorado history and culture, art, Native American and pioneer artifacts, military history, quilts
Comanche Crossing Museum Strasburg Northeast Open air information
Conejos Museum Antonito South Central Railroad website
Cortez Cultural Center Cortez Southwest Multiple website, includes an art gallery and local history museum
Cozens Ranch and Stage Stop Museum Winter Park Northwest Historic house website, operated by the Grand County Historical Association, 19th century homestead
Creamery Arts Center Hotchkiss Northwest Art website
Creede Historic Museum Creede South Central Local history website, mining town memorabilia
Creede Underground Mining Museum Creede South Central Mining website, silver mining
Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum Crested Butte Southwest Local history website, includes Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
Cripple Creek District Museum Cripple Creek South Central Local history Gold rush history, pioneer artifacts, Victorian rooms
Cross Orchards Historic Site Grand Junction Northwest Living Part of Museum of Western Colorado, early 20th century period fruit ranch
Crowley County Heritage Center Crowley Southeast Local history website
CU Art Museum Boulder Front Range Art website, part of University of Colorado at Boulder
CU Heritage Center Boulder Front Range Local history website, history of the University of Colorado at Boulder
Cussler Museum Arvada Denver Area Automotive website, classic cars
Delta County Historical Museum Delta Northwest Local history information
Denver Art Museum Denver Denver Area Art
Denver Museum of Nature & Science Denver Denver Area Natural history Exhibits include Ancient Egypt, health, gems and minerals, Native Americans, evolution, space and wildlife
Denver Firefighters Museum Denver Denver Area Firefighting
Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys Denver Denver Area Toy Located in the historic Pearce-McAllister Cottage
Dikeou Collection Denver Denver Area Art Private art collection that is open to the public
Dillon Schoolhouse Museum Dillon Northwest School information, scroll to listing, operated by the Summit Historical Society
Dinosaur Depot Museum Cañon City South Central Natural history website
Dinosaur Journey Museum Fruita Northwest Natural history website, part of Museum of Western Colorado, exhibits include fossils, cast skeletons, robotic reconstructions of dinosaurs, working paleontological labs
Dinosaur National Monument Dinosaur Northwest Natural history Dinosaur fossil site with exhibits at the visitor center
Dinosaur Ridge Morrison Denver Area Natural history Dinosaur fossil and track site with museum
Dougherty Museum Longmont Denver Area Automotive website
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Durango Southwest Railroad Heritage railroad and museum in the roundhouse
Durango Discovery Museum Durango Southwest Science Interactive science exhibits, located in a historic coal-fired, steam-generated AC power plant
Edwin Carter Discovery Center Breckenridge Northwest Historic house website, home features Carter's natural history artifacts, operated by Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Elbert County Museum Kiowa Denver Area Local history website
El Pomar Carriage Museum Colorado Springs South Central Transportation website, look under About El Pomar, features horse-drawn and motorized carriages collected by Spencer Penrose
El Pueblo History Museum Pueblo Southeast Local history Operated by History Colorado, includes an 1840s-style adobe trading post and plaza
Enos Mills Cabin Museum and Gallery Estes Park Front Range Biographical website, home and life of Enos Mills, proponent of Rocky Mountain National Park
Erie-Wise Homestead Museum Erie Front Range Historic house website
Estes Park Museum Estes Park Front Range Local history website
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Florissant South Central Natural history Dinosaur fossil and petrified redwood site
Foothills Art Center Golden Denver Area Art website,
Forney Transportation Museum Denver Denver Area Transportation Includes antique cars, locomotives,

buggies, bicycles, motorcycles, rare and exotic vehicles, things on wheels

Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Science Center Fort Collins Front Range Multiple Local history, culture and science
Fort Francisco Museum La Veta Southeast Local History information, information,Website, adobe pioneer fort buildings and displays.
Fort Garland Museum Fort Garland South Central Military Operated by History Colorado, reconstructed fort with exhibits on Kit Carson and Buffalo Soldiers
Fort Lupton Museum Fort Lupton Front Range Local history website
Fort Morgan Museum Fort Morgan Northeast Local history website
Fort Uncompahgre Living History Museum Delta Northwest Living website
Fort Vasquez Museum Platteville Front Range Military Operated by History Colorado, early 19th century fur trading post
Four Mile Historic Park Denver Denver Area Historic house website, mid 19th century pioneer house
Fred Harman Western Art Museum Pagosa Springs Southwest Art website, Western art, memorabilia, and art of Fred Harman
Frisco Historic Park Frisco Northwest Open air Includes Frisco Schoolhouse museum, several cabins and historic houses
Frontier Historical Museum Glenwood Springs Northwest Local history website
Galloping Goose Historical Society Museum Dolores Southwest Railroad website
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center Colorado Springs South Central Natural history Nature center and exhibits
Gateway Auto Museum Gateway Northwest Automobiles Official site
Georgetown Energy Museum Georgetown Front Range Science website, electricity generation and antique appliances
Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park Georgetown Front Range Railroad Operated by History Colorado, heritage railroad with a railroad museum at the Silver Plume Depot and an optional tour of the Lebanon Silver Mine
Gillaspie House Nederland Front Range Historic house website, operated by the Nederland Area Historical Society
Gilpin History Museum Central City Front Range Local history website, history of Gilpin County
Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures Fort Collins Front Range International history & folk art website, Also the location of the Intercultural Resource Center
Golden History Center Golden Denver Area Local history website
Golden Pioneer Museum Golden Denver Area Local history website, includes Native American, pioneer and Western life artifacts and exhibits
Hinsdale County Museum Lake City Southwest Local history website, also known as Lake City Museum
Grand County Museum Hot Sulphur Springs Northwest Open air website, operated by the Grand County Historical Association
Greeley Freight Station Museum Greeley Front Range Model Railroad

website

Greeley History Museum Greeley Front Range Local history website
Hahns Peak Museum Hahns Peak Northwest Open air website, operated by the Hahns Peak Historical Society, includes the museum with mining and pioneer artifacts, historic jail, District 34 Schoolhouse, 19th-century Wither Cabin
Hamill House Museum Georgetown Front Range Historic house website, operated by the Historic Georgetown, wealthy mining entrepreneur's Victorian home
Hayden Heritage Center Museum Hayden Northwest Local history website
Hazard House Museum Saguache South Central Historic house website, 1920s-1930s period house, operated by the Saguache County Museum
Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin Leadville South Central Historic house Operated by History Colorado, a Victorian period house and a hunting lodge
Heritage Museum and Visitor Center Idaho Springs Front Range Local history website
Heritage Park Museum Kremmling Northwest Open air website, operated by the Grand County Historical Association, 1880s log homestead, cabin and barn
Hinsdale County Museum Lake City Southwest Local history website, also known as Lake City Museum
History Colorado Center Denver Denver Area History Operated by History Colorado, incorporates the former Colorado History Museum
Hiwan Homestead Museum Evergreen Denver Area Multiple website, operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society, 17-room log lodge with 1890-1930 era rooms, Native American artifacts, local history exhibits
Holden/Marolt Mining and Ranching Museum Aspen Northwest Living Operated by the Aspen Historical Society, late 19th century mining and ranching site
Hotel de Paris Museum Georgetown Front Range Historic house website, operated by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, restored Victorian period hotel
Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society Museum Hotchkiss Northwest Local history information
Hoverhome Longmont Denver Area Historic house website
Humphrey History Park & Museum Evergreen Denver Area Historic house website
InfoZone News Museum Pueblo Southeast Media website, newspapers and Pueblo history
Jack Dempsey Museum and Park Manassa Southwest Biographical website, boxing champion Jack Dempsey
Johnstown Parish House Museum Johnstown Front Range Historic house website
Kauffman House Grand Lake Northwest Historic house Operated by the Grand Lake Area Historical Society, Victorian residence and former tourist hotel
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art Denver Denver Area Art Collections include international decorative arts, Colorado and regional art, and a retrospective of the work of artist Vance Kirkland.
Kit Carson Museum Boggsville Southeast Open air website, operated by the Pioneer Historical Society of Bent County
Koshare Indian Museum La Junta Southeast Native American Part of Otero Junior College, American Indian culture, art and traditional dances
The Laboratory of Art and Ideas at Belmar Lakewood Denver Area Art
Lace House (Blackhawk, Colorado) Black Hawk Front Range Historic house information, information
Lafayette Miners Museum Lafayette Front Range Local history website
Lakewood Cultural Center Lakewood Denver Area Art Includes several art galleries
Lakewood Heritage Center Lakewood Denver Area Open air website
Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art Boulder Front Range Art Art of the American West
Lee Maxwell Washing Machine Museum Eaton Front Range Commodity website, antique washing machines, open by appointment only
Little Green Schoolhouse Hahns Peak Northwest School website, operated by the Hahns Peak Historical Society
Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum Berthoud Front Range Local history website, operated by the Berthoud Historical Society, preserves the history of the town of Berthoud and the surrounding Little Thompson Valley
Littleton Historical Museum Littleton Denver Area Living website, includes 1860s farm and 1890s farm with costumed interpreters, log schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, ice house, art and local history galleries
Lomax Placer Mine Breckenridge Northwest Mining website, operated by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, 19th-century surface gold mining
Longmont Museum & Cultural Center Longmont Front Range Multiple Local history, art and culture
Louden-Henritze Museum of Archaeology Trinidad Southeast Archaeology website, part of Trinidad State Junior College, includes fossils, prehistoric artifacts, dinosaur tracks
Louisville Historical Museum Louisville Front Range Local history website, includes main museum with local history and period exhibits, and Tomeo House, displayed as a coal miner's home
Loveland Museum & Gallery Loveland Front Range Multiple website, local history, art and culture
Lucretia Vaile Museum Palmer Lake Front Range Local history website, operated by the Palmer Lake Historical Society
Lula W. Dorsey Museum Estes Park Front Range History website, located at the YMCA of the Rockies, period displays, history of the YMCA of the Rockies, natural history
Luther E. Bean Museum Alamosa South Central Multiple website, information, part of Adams State College, history and culture of the San Luis Valley and Adams State College, art, decorative arts, memorabilia of former Colorado Governor Billy Adams
Lyons Redstone Museum Lyons Front Range Local history information, information, operated by the Lyons Historical Society
Madden Museum of Art Greenwood Village Denver Area Art website,
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Manitou Springs South Central Native American Authentic Anasazi cliff dwellings and museum
May Natural History Museum of the Tropics Colorado Springs South Central Natural history website, features insects and butterflies
McAllister House Museum Colorado Springs South Central Historic house website, operated by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, 1873 Victorian home
McCarty Fickel Home Berthoud Front Range Historic house website, operated by the Berthoud Historical Society, explores the domestic, professional and civic lives of the members of a Berthoud family of doctors from the 1890s to the present
MacGregor Ranch Estes Park Front Range Agriculture website, includes cattle ranch museum, milkhouse, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, horse-drawn machinery exhibits and interactive nature center
McIlvoy House Arvada Denver Area Local history website, home of the Arvada Historical Society
Meeker Home Greeley Front Range Historic house website, 1870 home of journalist Nathan Meeker
Mesa Verde National Park Cortez Southwest Native American Includes Anasazi cliff dwelling ruins, Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and Native American exhibits at the Far View Visitor Center
Miramont Castle Manitou Springs South Central Historic house 1895 Victorian period mansion
Mizel Arts & Culture Center Denver Denver Area Art website, Jewish cultural center with contemporary art gallery
Mizel Museum Denver Denver Area Jewish website, Jewish life, culture and art
Molly Brown House Denver Denver Area Historic house 1880s home for philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown
Molly Brown Summer House Denver Denver Area Historic house Late 19th century summer retreat for philanthropist, socialite, and activist Margaret Brown
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Cripple Creek South Central Mining Gold mine tour, equipment, mineral display
Montrose County Historical Museum Montrose Northwest Local history information
Moraine Park Museum and Amphitheater Rocky Mountain National Park Denver Area Natural history Interactive exhibit themes include geologic processes, glaciation, weather and climate, ecosystems, and human impact
Morrison Natural History Museum Morrison Denver Area Natural history Features large dinosaur collection and fossils
Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Crested Butte Southwest Sports History of mountain biking
Mountain Top Children’s Museum Breckenridge Northwest Children's website
Museo de las Américas Denver Denver Area Art website, art and culture of the Latino people
Museum of Colorado Prisons Cañon City South Central Prison History of the Colorado Prison System, located in a former state women's prison
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver Denver Denver Area Art Also known as MCA Denver
Museum of Friends Walsenburg Southeast Art website, contemporary art
Museum of Northwest Colorado Craig Northwest Local history Includes Cowboy and Gunfighter Museum, mining, pioneer and railroad artifacts
Museum of Outdoor Arts Englewood Denver Area Art Outdoor sculpture garden
Museum of the West Grand Junction Northwest Multiple website, part of Museum of Western Colorado, exhibits include pioneer displays, Native American artifacts, firearms, mine exhibit
National Mining Hall of Fame Leadville South Central Mining Mining, work of miners and people that work with natural resources
Nederland Mining Museum Nederland Front Range Mining website, operated by the Nederland Area Historical Society
Northern Drylanders Museum Nunn Front Range Local history website
Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum Cortez Southwest Native American website
Old Colorado City History Center Colorado Springs South Central Local history website, information
Old Homestead House Museum Cripple Creek South Central Historic house website, former brothel
Old Town Museum and Emporium Burlington North Central Open air website, includes 21 restored buildings featuring turn-of-the-century authentic artifacts
Otero Museum La Junta Southeast Local history website
Ouray County Museum Ouray Southwest Local history website
Outlaws and Lawmen Jail Museum Cripple Creek South Central Prison website
Overland Trail Museum Sterling Northeast Local history website, operated by the City of Sterling
Paleo Pelagica Museum Walsenburg Southeast Natural history website, seashells and fossils
Pearce-McAllister Cottage Denver Denver Area Historic house 1920s period house, home of the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys
Peterson Air and Space Museum Colorado Springs South Central Aviation History of Peterson Air Force Base and military aircraft
Pikes Peak Radio & Electronics Museum Colorado Springs South Central Technology website, radio equipment and memorabilia
Pikes Peak Heritage Center Cripple Creek South Central Local history website
Pikes Peak Museum Woodland Park South Central Local history Operated by the Ute Pass Historical Society
Pioneer Historical Museum Deer Trail Front Range Local history website, operated by the Pioneer Historical Society
Pioneer Museum Gunnison Northwest Sports website
Pioneer Town Museum Cedaredge Northwest Open air website, operated by the Surface Creek Valley Historical Society, features buildings from the late 19th to early 20th centuries
Plains Conservation Center Aurora Denver Area Open air Includes a nature center with animals, pioneer homestead farm and Cheyenne camp
Platteville Pioneer Museum Platteville Front Range Local history information, information
Plumb Farm Learning Center Greeley Front Range Farm website, agricultural learning center
ProRodeo Hall of Fame Colorado Springs South Central Sports
Pueblo Railway Museum Pueblo Southeast Railroad website
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum Pueblo Southeast Aviation Military aircraft and history of Pueblo Army Air Base
Rangely Outdoor Museum Rangely Northwest Open air website
Red, White and Blue Fire Museum Breckenridge Northwest Firefighting website, antique fire equipment, operated by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance
Ridgway Railroad Museum Ridgway Southwest Railroad website
Rifle Creek Museum Rifle Northwest Local history information
Rio Grande County Museum and Cultural Center Del Norte South Central Multiple website, information, cultural and natural history of the San Luis Valley
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site Colorado Springs South Central Living Living history farm and museum which depicts four time periods: 1775 Native American life, 1860s Galloway Homestead, 1880s Chambers Home and Ranch, 1907 Edwardian Country Estate
Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center Woodland Park South Central Natural history Dinosaur and other fossils
Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame Colorado Springs South Central Transportation information, information
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Golden Denver Area Textile website
Rosemount Museum Pueblo Southeast Historic house website, 1893 37-room mansion
Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center Cañon City South Central Local history website
Saguache County Museum Saguache South Central Local history website
Salida Museum Salida Northwest Local history website
Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center Pueblo Southeast Art website, includes Buell Children’s Museum and Jackson Sculpture Garden
San Juan County Historical Society Museum Silverton Southwest Local history website, housed in the local jail
San Juan History Museum Pagosa Springs Southwest Local history website
San Luis Museum and Cultural Center San Luis South Central Art website
San Luis Valley Museum Alamosa South Central Local history website
Shelby American Collection Boulder Front Range Automotive website
Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center Pueblo Southeast Local history website
Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum Ignacio Southwest Native American website, located on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation
South Park City Fairplay South Central Open air Reconstructed mid-19th century mining town with 34 structures
Spirit of Flight Center Lafayette Front Range Aviation
Springfield Museum Springfield Southeast Local history website, seashells and fossils
Stanley Museum in Estes Park Estes Park Front Range Multiple website, exhibits include Stanley steam cars, art, violins, photographs, chansonetta
Steamboat Art Museum Steamboat Springs Northwest Art website
Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture Pueblo Southeast Industry Exhibits include steel industry, mining, railroads and labor
Stiles African American Heritage Center Denver Denver Area African American website
Summit Ski Exhibit Breckenridge Northwest Sports website, operated by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance, history of skiing in the area, vintage equipment and clothing
Telluride Historical Museum Telluride Northwest Local history website
Thomas House Central City Front Range Historic house website, operated by the Gilpin Historical Society,
Tracks and Trails Museum Oak Creek Northwest Local history website, operated by the Historical Society of Oak Creek and Phippsburg
Transportation of the West Museum Monte Vista South Central Transportation website
Tread of Pioneers Museum Steamboat Springs Northwest Local history website
Trinidad Children's Museum Trinidad Southeast Children's information
Trinidad History Museum Trinidad Southeast Historic house Operated by History Colorado, features two historic house museums and a museum about the Santa Fe Trail and local history
Turner Farm Buena Vista Southwest Living website, operated by Buena Vista Heritage
Underhill Museum Idaho Springs Front Range Historic house website
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Boulder Front Range Natural history
Ute Indian Museum Montrose Southwest Native American Operated by History Colorado, Ute tribe history and culture
Ute Mountain Tribal Park Towaoc Southwest Native American Visitor center and museum of Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, tour of the park with geological and human history
Ute Pass History Park Woodland Park South Central Open air Operated by the Ute Pass Historical Society, includes the museum center, four cabins and a jailhouse
Veterans History Center Museum Homelake South Central Military information
Victor Lowell Thomas Museum Victor South Central Local history website, ranching, mining, railroads, period artifacts, broadcaster Lowell Thomas
Vintage Aero Flying Museum Hudson Front Range Aviation Located at Platte Valley Airpark, history of the World War I Lafayette Escadrille
Walsenburg Mining Museum Walsenburg Southeast Mining website, information
Western Colorado Center for the Arts Grand Junction Northwest Art website
Western Museum of Mining & Industry Colorado Springs South Central Mining Mining equipment and steam engines, tools and artifacts, life of a miner
Wheat Ridge Historical Park Wheat Ridge Denver Area Open air website, information, includes the 1860s Sod House, a local history museum, the Coulehan-Johnson Cabin, a post office and traditional farm equipment
Wheeler/Stallard Museum Aspen Northwest Historic house website, operated by the Aspen Historical Society, Victorian period home and changing exhibits of local history
White River Museum Meeker Northwest Local history website
The Wildlife Experience Parker Denver Area Natural history
Windsor Museum Windsor Front Range Open air website
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum Denver Denver Area Aviation,
aerospace
Historic military and civilian aircraft, Colo. aerospace, and history of Lowry Air Force Base
World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fame Colorado Springs South Central Sports Figure Skating, Olympics, The World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame is the international repository for the sport of figure skating.
World's Wonder View Tower Genoa Northeast History Roadside attraction and museum with various odd and historic artifacts
WOW! Children's Museum Lafayette Front Range Children's
Wyman Living History Museum Craig Northwest History website, personal collections include chain saws, Colorado license plates, mounted trophy heads, iron banks, antique vehicles
Yampa Historical Museum Rifle Northwest Local history information

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/8321 Roadside America report, September 16, 2006
  2. ^ http://www.hastings.edu/downloads/HC%20TodaySummer07BellCollection.pdf ’39 alum’s life of pursued passions rings on, HC Today, Spring/Summer 2007
  3. ^ http://www.therocky.com/news/2008/Feb/28/betty-metzger-85-pianist-art-museum-owner/ "Betty Metzger, 85, pianist, art museum owner", obituary in the Rocky Mountain News, February 28, 2008
  4. ^ http://www.vintagemotos.com/ Closed permanently, Vintage Motos official website, accessed 7/6/2013

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