Museum of the West
462 Ute Ave. Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-0971, Toll Free: 888-488-3466, Fax: 970-242-3960
Step into an adobe dwelling filled with artistic ancient Native American pottery. Follow the history of the weapons that tamed the west. Venture into our uranium mine where drilling and blasting through solid rock shake you back to the "boom" of the 1950s. Discover exciting new exhibits that educate and entertain. Get connected to a wealth of historical, genealogical and natural history materials in the Loyd Files Research Library.
Located on the corner of Fifth Street and Ute Avenue in downtown Grand Junction.
Category: Historical Museum, Museum
Disabled Traveler Information: ADA-compliant, Handicapped Parking, Wheelchair-friendly
Discounts: Group Discount, Other Discounts, Senior Citizen Discount
Facility Amenities: Customized Tours, Driving time to nearby lodging (min.): 10, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Interpretive Displays, Motorcoach Parking, Parking, Self-guided Tours
General Information: Hours: May 1 - Sept 30: Mon - Sat • 9 am to 5 pm; Sun • Noon to 4 pm Oct 1 - April 30: Tues - Sat • 10 am - 3 pm; Closed Sun/Mon, Open Year-Round, Tour Schedule (if tours offered): Muse be pre-arranged
Payment Options: American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa
Suitable For Ages: Adults (18+), Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Toddlers (up to 5), Tweens (9-12)
Time to Experience: 1 - 2 hours