Montrose County Historical Museum

Montrose County Historical Society
The Montrose County Historical Society is located in a former railroad depot. | Photo by J. Stephen Conn / flickr

Staff writer

The Montrose County Historical Museum is located in the former Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot and has exhibits on the Montrose area’s history.

The highlights include a walk-through Homesteader’s Cabin equipped with a family’s furnishings and memorabilia and one of the state’s largest collections of farm machinery, including horse-drawn reapers and a hay bailer.

The Children’s Corner has dolls, toys and baby furniture.

The museum library has Montrose newspapers from 1896-1940, historical photos and oral histories.

Montrose County Historical Museum
21 North Rio Grande Ave.
Montrose, CO 81401

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