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Frontier Historical Museum

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Lots of History Packed into a Small House

Two floors and a landing of Glenwood Springs history take about an hour and a half to go through if... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Suzie M
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One of the best local museums I’ve been in!

Chock full of memorabilia, excellent quality antiques, and historical info ranging from train... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
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1001 Colorado Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3319
+1 970-945-4448
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Two floors and a landing of Glenwood Springs history take about an hour and a half to go through if you read everything. The parlor showed some things the family would've done for entertainment. The second floor had an adult bedroom and a child's bathroom...More

Thank Suzie M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Chock full of memorabilia, excellent quality antiques, and historical info ranging from train robberies to road construction to the visit of Teddy Roosevelt and, of course, the Glenwood mining scene— complete with a display of minerals that glow brightly in the dark! It’s all displayed...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Inside a restored Victorian 2 story home this self guided museum has wonderful antiques from the past. Volunteers make it all possible. The dish warming stove that was part of the heating radiator is very rare and something I have never seen. Just think--pre-microwave. 1-1.5hr...More

Thank Studio69
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A must see &do for locals and tourist too. very interesting and the Glenwood area is rich with history located near the post office The house where the museum is even old Every one should go ,check on the opening hours.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I enjoyed this museum. It's in an old house and has interesting local history. My family and I enjoyed perusing. Friendly staff too!

Thank Jennifer_ATX
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were looking for something to do in the afternoon and we found this place by searching online and gave it a try. This place was packed full of wonderful local history from top to bottom. I would suggest that anyone who likes local history...More

Thank Marta N
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was a real treat to find such in depth history in this little town. The community should be proud of how well the Frontier Historical Museum has preserved this town's past. I would make an effort to stop by and check this attraction out.

Thank KandiKain
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

90+ on the day we stopped and it provided a welcome relief. You get a great deal of detail about Glenwood Spring's history as well as life in general in the late 1800s and early 1900s. For example we didn't know that you didn't pay...More

Thank kansasrod
Reviewed 15 July 2017

we spent a short time at this museum. We go to many museums. This is a nice, small museum. Very little stands out in my memory about the place.

Thank Carlton S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A great place to stop to understand the history of the town and people who have visited. Information about Doc Holiday. A visit by President Teddy Rosevelt and how people of the town made their living.

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22 October 2017|
Response from Marta N | Reviewed this property |
glenwoodhistory . com (with out the spaces as it would not let me add a website link. Frontier Museum ​Location & Hours 1001 Colorado Avenue Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 (970) 945-4448 OPEN 1:00-4:00 PM Monday, Thursday... More