Museum of the Mountain West: The Old West Comes to Life

Learn about the Old West while being guided through 25 historical buildings featuring more than 500,000 artifacts displayed in authentic settings. Hear fascinating stories and see amazing pieces of history on a journey back in time at Montrose’s Museum of the Mountain West.

Housed in the 10,000-square-foot main building are reconstructed scenes of an old Western town: a historic post office, doctor’s and dentist’s offices, drug store, saloon, dry goods store and many more fascinating displays from the past filled with period contents. From the 1913 German Lutheran Church to the 1882 Denver & Rio Grande Railroad section house, your imagination will be captivated by the Wild West lifestyle as it was over a century ago. 

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