Arriba, Colorado: Grampa Jerry's Clown Museum (Gone)

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Directions:
I-70 exit 383, drive north two blocks, then turn left onto Lincoln Ave (a dirt road). Look for the clowns on the left. Turn into the driveway. The museum is in the pink shed toward the back. If it's locked, the key can be gotten from the history museum in town.
Hours:
Closed Oct. 2015.
Status:
Gone

Clown Museum.

Grampa Jerry's Clown Museum
Over 3,000 clowns, the collection of the late Jerry Eder, displayed in a pink shed. Now run by his wife, Dale Ann (who also collects clowns), it includes a clown made from a hairball found in a cow's stomach. Closed Oct. 2015. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/31/2011]

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Grampa Jerry's Clown Museum

Really cool collection. My 11 year old daughter was baffled by the fact that we were allowed to get the key from the local gas station and browse unattended. City girl!

[Emily, 09/25/2015]

Clown items.

Grampa Jerry's Clown Museum

The museum's current owner also runs the gas station around the corner; check there first for the key if the museum isn't already open.

[Matthew Beermann, 10/09/2014]

Grampa Jerry passed away several years ago, but his little museum lives on.

Clown in training.

Grampa Jerry's Clown Museum

Very cool. Giant collection. Gas station had the key to clown museum.

Also cool things in that town down the street: a little wooden shed that is so wind-blown sideways it looks really neat, and there is a house that is just a roof, with maybe a yard high of wall under it with some windows on someone's property. Interesting. We wondered if there was an underground part to that or not.

[Tricia B, 07/22/2014]

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