San Luis Valley Museum

By |2019-09-11T11:03:21+00:00September 11th, 2019|

The Museum has educational displays featuring artifacts, photographs, antiques and collectibles portraying early ranch and farm life.  It features exhibits of Native American artifacts, Hispanic settlers, the Japanese-American community, Adams State University, military regalia and early railroading.  We host various annual events and exhibits such as the All-Valley Art Show Read more

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Sangre de Cristo Heritage Center

By |2019-09-11T11:01:20+00:00September 11th, 2019|

San Luis is referred to by anthropologists as "a distinct socio-cultural era of exceptional interest".  The town was founded in 1851 and was once a part of four Spanish Land Grants decreed by the King of Spain that includes history of Francisco de Coronado.  Here you will find the "vega," Read more

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Fort Garland Museum

By |2019-09-11T11:01:34+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Hours/Admission: March 1st - October 31st - 9:00 - 5:00pm daily November 1st - December 31st - 10:00-4:00 Wed - Sat January 1st - Feb 28th - closed Adults $5.00; Seniors (65+) $4.50 Youth 6-16 $3.50; Under 6 Free Free to History Colorado Members!

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Jack Dempsey Museum

By |2019-09-11T11:04:09+00:00September 11th, 2019|

Manassa’s most famous figure is heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, who left the community to make a life outside the San Luis Valley. He won the heavyweight championship in 1919, after knocking out Jesse Willard, but he lost it to Gene Tunney in 1926.

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Sanford Museum

By |2019-09-11T11:04:26+00:00September 11th, 2019|

The Sanford Colorado History Museum was established to preserve and display the heritage of Sanford, Las Sauces and surrounding areas.

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Ryan Geological Museum

By |2019-09-12T06:45:39+00:00September 9th, 2019|

In 2004, Mr. Edward M. Ryan donated his collection of more than 5,000 fossils and minerals to Adams State for academic and public use. After exploring several possible homes for his collection

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