To collect, preserve and interpret the rich historical heritage of Florence Colorado, the surrounding mining towns and Eastern Fremont County. Open mid-May through the end of September.For travelers who use our world travel planner, Florence holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center reviews
With Florence and Canon City's short but interesting history with the KKK back in the 1920's , I was quite impressed that the Museum displayed not only a KKK hood, but a womans KKK uniform as well. A.... more »
This is a nice, small museum with lots of area history including area railroads and early Coal Mining and oldest Oilfield west of the Mississippi. The staff is friendly and knowledgable. The museum... more »
Great place to see some local history with very nice and helpful staff
This place is a great find! There is so much to learn about this hidden little town and its history. The staff is very friendly and helpful. You could spend a few hours here reading and learning some very interesting things about the history of Florence.
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