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Salida Museum

406 1/2 W Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201-2236
+1 719-539-4602
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Amazing collection

This is a largely undiscovered Salida treasure. The exhibits are wonderful and give you a great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lynn C
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Salida, Colorado, United States
Riverside Park and rafting

Enjoyed the Bluegrass Festival at Riverside Park and the great eateries in the area. White water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
karfor53
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Daphne, Alabama
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5 days ago
“Amazing collection”
5 Feb 2018
“Hike and bike maps and suggestions.”
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406 1/2 W Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO 81201-2236
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+1 719-539-4602
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a largely undiscovered Salida treasure. The exhibits are wonderful and give you a great sense of Salida's amazing histoyr.

Thank Lynn C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Bluegrass Festival at Riverside Park and the great eateries in the area. White water rafting kept the men in the family busy!

Thank karfor53
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Not a big or wonderfull museum. But very helpful people that can provide you with maps and ideas of what can be had in the area.

1  Thank Vegas T
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A lot of history about the town and the area from the railroad connection, the water kayaking to the "madams" of the past who practiced there.

1  Thank denver53
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We spent a cold, wet afternoon exploring Salida and some of its amazing history. Guides were intimately knowledgeable and provided an interesting and well informed insight to historic Salida

Thank Clive L
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited this a few times when living in the area and once again when we just went back to Colorado for a visit. It is small and quaint, but there is a great deal of information and history in all you see. Ask questions...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

An interesting and enlightening visit with a guide who was more than happy to show us the key artefacts and tell us some fascinating tales about the town's railroad and mining history. We were very appreciative of the guide's knowledge and enthusiasm and although the...More

1  Thank NewhallCourt
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We have seen the museum many times but only recently visited and were very pleasantly surprised. The museum docents are friendly and knowledgeable.The Salida Museum contains displays of tools and artifacts associated with railroading, mining, farming, and ranching in Colorado, as well as, photographs of...More

Thank Texan1110
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

We loved this museum, a very good collection of artifacts representing the history of this small town and the surrounding area. Our guide was well-versed in the collection, knew his history, and easily communicated his enthusiasm. All the guides are volunteers - volunteers make this...More

Thank Kathleen V
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I spent an hour in this great little museum. Lots of artifacts from the early days of Salida and the railroad. The collection is well curated for a volunteer run museum with lots of informative text. We really enjoyed the "Guess what...More

2  Thank Mark B
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