Museum of the West, Grand Junction

With 3 museums, a research library, and 3 paleontology sites, the Museums of Western Colorado is the largest museum complex between Salt Lake City and Denver.

Please visit our site pages for more information and each site's hours.

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Dinosaur Journey Museum

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Museum of the West and Loyd Files Research Library

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  • We like to check out local museums whenever possible, to get a good sense of the area we are visiting. On arriving at the Museum of the West, the building looked small and we weren't expecting much to...  more »
  • We have a season pass so it is always a good place to visit and kill some time, show out of towners our history and just enjoy the history.  more »
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  • Interesting little museum with a great collection of antique firearms. Another highlight was the Aztec/Ute Indian connection and the Aztec oral history that seems to show a connection between the Grand Valley location and the original homeland of the Aztec ancestors. Well worth the visit.
  • Love this place!! Its a tad smaller, but I enjoy it more and more each time i go. With the kiddos, without, or even just by myself.

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