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Museum of the Mountain West

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Address: 68169 E. Miami Road, Montrose, CO 81401
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Mon - Sat 08:30 - 16:30

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What a great place to see! Enjoyed learning about the wild west history and appreciated the fact that everything was authentic. Glad to see that there are still people that are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Sheila J
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Rosemount, Minnesota
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Rosemount, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great place to see! Enjoyed learning about the wild west history and appreciated the fact that everything was authentic. Glad to see that there are still people that are trying to preserve our past.

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Montrose, Colorado
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was so much to see, and every walk of life was presented there complete with tools and letters and maps, clothing, furniture...It was all fascinating and our tour guide was knowledgeable and had a sense of humor! We all so enjoyed the tour.

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Thank heavenlyhands66
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were thrilled with the extensive collection of Western USA memorabilia. Our tour guide was most knowledgeable. We even got to meet the owner/ curator Mr Fike, a fascinating gentleman. Even our 13 YO granddaughter enjoyed the visit. I highly recommend this museum.

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Thank Maurice B
Richard F, Front Office Manager at Museum of the Mountain West, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to our Museum. Our Docents (guides) are primarily volunteers with a love of history as well as a passion for teaching others about our history and the exhibits in our Museum. We sincerely hope to see you again! More 

Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I truly enjoyed visiting this museum and I highly recommend it! It was one of the better tours I ever had in my life. The price was $10 and you get a personalized walking historical experience. The gentlemen who toured me was knowledgeable, witty and made the tour fun. A must do for all ages!!

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Richard F, Front Office Manager at Museum of the Mountain West, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review of our Museum. We are proud of our volunteer Docents (tour guides). They each give a unique tour based on their love of different aspects of History. Some are train buffs, some are gun experts, some have learned and educated themselves on our portion of history since becoming... More 

az
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Well worth the $10 per person we paid upon arrival. We were entertained, educated and amazed at our guided tour throughout the entire interior and exterior of the Museum buildings. Our guide was Mike and he made our tour fascinating, educational and fun. You will need to schedule about 2 hours for the tour. We even were permitted to go... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a must stop. Doesn't look like much from the road but that big steel has a whole recreated block on old time western shops. The proprietor is a wealth of knowledge.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Wow, just wow. This place is an absolute delight!!! They have an unbelievable number of items on display, and I love that they have created "settings" for their displays. Rather than just display items you would find in a general store, or items from a dentist's office, they actually built a general store and a dentist's office, so you can... More 

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Ottawa, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

2 hour tour well worth the $10 apiece we paid. One of the best museum's we have visited. Only a mile out of Montrose. Would return again as we know we didn't see a third of what is on display

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Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We're really not usually that much into museums, but glad we made the trip up from Tellurirde for this one. Guide was super enthused about his work, and I think we still would've been there if we had enough questions! At $10 each, I'd say this was a pretty good value. Try to couple it with a lunch before or... More 

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Montrose, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I live in Montrose and I still love going to this museum even after the many tours I have taken with family and friends over the years. It is a labor of love for Rich, the owner and has been for so many years as he started collecting artifacts at the ripe old age of four. He was an archaeologist... More 

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