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Francisco Fort Museum, La Veta

4.7
#119 of 268 in Museums in Colorado
An original adobe fort in continuous use since 1862 built by Col. John Francisco. Our premises include a Saloon, Ritter log schoolhouse 1876, blacksmith shop, exhibits of geology, Native and Hispanic cultures, anglo settlement, local industry.

Special FREE events such as Francisco Fort Days (7/23) and Cowboy Days (8/20).
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  • A nice historical museum in a small town with multiple buildings housing an excellent collection of artifacts that includes a bar once owned by Robert Ford, the dirty little coward who shot Jesse...  more »
  • What a great display of history at this community museum. Mostly all donations from families of people who settled there. Docents where very knowledgeable and wanted to make sure your questions were....  more »
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  • Wonderful museum with friendly, personable docents. A nice array of regional artifacts and the best arrowhead collection I've ever seen. My second visit there and I'll continue to stop in whenever I'm in La Veta.
  • The finest collection of pioneer and turn of the century artifacts you'll ever find don't miss this place
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