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Art, Culture & History

Grand Junction is rooted in the history of Western Colorado. Discover dinosaur fossils, historic orchards, Ute Indian artifacts and gunslinging outlaw memorabilia. The old West spirit remains alive today as locals stay true to their roots while embracing growth and welcoming new generations of families to the area. Stroll down Main Street in Downtown Grand Junction to see over 115 sculptures and murals which frame the wide sidewalks. Or pop into the eclectic art galleries and working studios to get a first-hand look at how Grand Junction’s history and culture shines through every masterpiece. The Museum of Western Colorado allows you to step back in time to imagine what the wild west was like back in the day.