Past Events | Museums of Western Colorado

Executive Director Meet and Greet

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Please join us at an open house reception to welcome our new Executive Director, Kaia Michaelis.

Author’s Party

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Come join us at our annual Author's Party and Book Signing. We will have local authors on hand to chat with about their books in the lobby of the Museum of the West. Local books make great holiday gifts! David P. Bailey, Historic Mysteries of Western Colorado: Case Files from the Western Investigations Team and Distant Treasures in the Mist: ...

Trips & Tours Open House

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Come tell us your ideas for trips and tours in 2020, and let us know what you think of our ideas. Free.

First Free Tuesday!

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Through the end of 2019, admission is FREE at the Museum of the West on the first Tuesday of the month for City of Grand Junction residents. Proof of residence is required.

Earth Science Lecture Series – Paleontology of Bear Ears

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

**Due to ongoing efforts to reduce transmission of the recent virus, we are exploring options on how to bring this lecture to you virtually. Please check back for more information, or follow or like us on Facebook @DinosaurJourney or Instagram @museumsofwesternco to get the most up to date information.** Join CCA’s Land Programs Director and paleontologist, Rob Gay, to discover ...

Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Railroad Hike

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction

Guide: Matt Darling Learn the obscure history of and explore the abandoned ruins of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroads original narrow gauge mainline to Salt Lake City, built in 1883. The ghost towns of Excelsior, CO and Acerron, UT will be explored too. Includes: Transportation, guide, snacks & lunch.

Mission

The Museums of Western Colorado inspires and connects our community by championing the scientific and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau.

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