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Gunnison Pioneer Museum

East Highway 50, Gunnison, CO 81230
+1 970-641-4530
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Interesting way to spend an afternoon

There are some real gems here but they are mixed in with some not so great exhibits. There is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa K
Boerne, Texas
Great Museum

We recently visited the Gunnison Pioneer Museum. Our 9 year old son really enjoyed the variety of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Redding, California
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“antique cars” (7 reviews)
“steam train” (4 reviews)
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East Highway 50, Gunnison, CO 81230
+1 970-641-4530
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some real gems here but they are mixed in with some not so great exhibits. There is a whole building of toy trains and cars. Some would love that. There are cattle brands and saddles, old tools and blacksmith equipment, cowboy hats and...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the Gunnison Pioneer Museum. Our 9 year old son really enjoyed the variety of the exhibits. Plan on at least 2-3 hours or more. The admission fee for adults is $10, children 6-12 are $3. They take cash but cannot process credit...More

1  Thank NC1hiker
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The museum is only open in the summer. It is a great place to visit and learn of the rich history of the Gunnison Valley. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. New exhibits are always being added so the museum can be visited often without...More

Thank Debby P
Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Gunnison Pioneer Museum is an interesting look into life in the intermountain west. There are a large number of exhibits and a very friendly staff of volunteers to guide one around and answer questions. The are classic cars, a train, many building with household...More

Thank BILL W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great museum to see period clothing, books, and house interiors. There is an extensive exhibit of antique cars, too. Th exhibits are spread out in various buildings so you can take your time and not feel crowded.

Thank 919awilliams
Reviewed 30 September 2016

What an incredible museum! We were shocked to discover just how many buildings were spread out over 5+ acres filled with artifacts from automobiles, military, printing, locomotive, School, medical, post office, you name it. So much has been so generously donated. All in one place...More

1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a collection! This place takes a long time to get through. The old car museum is worth the price of admission alone, but only one of many, many exhibits. Much better that we expected. Don't miss it if you have the time.

Thank chazkat
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Not much to see when you drive by. Wow were we surprised when we went inside. Building after building stuffed full of history. If you like history you could spend most of the day here. If you like Classic cars this is the place for...More

1  Thank Two-Mile-Hi-Diver
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very interesting museum, lots of artifacts, lots of history about Gunnison. Staff was very friendly. Thank you!

Thank Corey D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lots of hands-on things outside for kids to do, like .climb onto an old train and ring the bell, sit in a desk in a one-room school. There are lots of items with do not touch signs inside the buildings that might be a temptation...More

Thank jjean2016
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Linda B
What is the admission fee?
4 August 2016|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $10 for adults and $3 for kids. I don't remember the ages considered kids.