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Montrose, Colorado: Museum of the Mountain West

Collection of transplanted 1880s-1940s buildings containing 500,000 Old West artifacts and memorabilia of Richard E. Fike. Attraction since 2005. Haunted, natch.

68169 E Miami Rd, Montrose, CO
2 mi. east of Montrose at US Hwy 50 and E. Miami Rd
Daily 9:30-4; Su closed. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Museum of the Mountain West

We love visiting Richard Fike's personal collection of artifacts, quirky items, memorabilia and buildings, all brought together on one piece of property shortly outside of Ridgway and minutes from Montrose, Colorado. We thoroughly enjoy the tours; each one is slightly different and informative. Our last tour, with Mike, was wonderful. He is slow and methodical, and extremely kind. We'll be back again, Lord willing, next year.

[ginette & Terry G, 08/16/2019]

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