San Juan Historical Museum was established in 1970 in order to preserve and showcase the town’s past. It’s housed in an old water works building on the corner of 1st and Pagosa St.
Many items have been donated over the years including photos and artifacts from the home, farm and ranch.
- Metal art – sculptures by Worth Crouse, a welder and teacher
- Oppenehimer chair – use in Los Alamos by “father of Atomic Bomb”
- Henry Gordon’s saddle – homesteaded north of town
- Montage: A Quilt Show
Address: 96 Pagosa St, Pagosa Springs
Season: mid May-mid September
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm
Admission: Free, donations accepted