Colorado Museums May 02, 2020
The Entire Museums of Western Colorado Walking Tour Can Now Be Taken From Your Couch
One of the best parts of living in Colorado is the opportunity to walk around and enjoy our mountains, plains, and cities, which can be done on your own or with a knowledgable guide. If you prefer the latter over venturing out on your own but cannot get out for a tour, you are in luck, as you can take the Museums of Western Colorado walking history tour from your couch:
Headquartered in Grand Junction, the Museums of Western Colorado is home to more than 1,000 years of history and is billed for being the largest multi-disciplinary museum between Salt Lake City and Denver.
Started fifty-some years ago, the Museums of Western Colorado now include 3 major museum facilities, including the Museum of the West, Dinosaur Journey Museum, and Cross Orchards Historic Site.
In addition to their mainstay facilities and exhibits, the Museums of Western Colorado also offer several special events and unique tours, including the Downtown Walking Tour, which is now available via their
Incorporated in 1882, Grand Junction was formed after the Ute Indian Territory was abolished, with its residents being forced onto a reservation so that white settlers could move into the area.
Because of its long and fascinating history, there is plenty to see during your virtual walking tour, which highlights the downtown area and highlights the differences between it now and at the turn of the 20th century.
During your tour, you will see such fabulous Grand Junction landmarks and attractions as the old Union Station, Whitman Park and School, St. Regis Hotel, and more.
To learn more about the Museums of Western Colorado, the history of the Grand Junction area, upcoming tours, and more, please visit their
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Address: Museum of the West, Museums of Western Colorado, 462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO 81501, USA