Montrose County Historical Museum tells the story of Montrose’s past. It’s located in an original 1912 depot from the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad.
There’s a gift shop with books, t-shirts and other collectibles. A research library at the museum houses newspapers, photos, records, etc.
- Early pioneer life
- Farming and ranching
- Musical instruments
- Children’s toys
- Medical equipment
- Native American artifacts
- Railroad items
- Early electrical devices
- Early modes of transportation
- Farming and mining implements
- Cowboy line cabin
- Furnished homestead house
- Authentic caboose
Museum Of The Mountain West is another local museum.
Address: 21 North Rio Grande Ave, Montrose, CO
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm