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The San Luis Valley Museum

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Quaint, yet interesting!

Adorable little museum full of local treasures along with the history of Alamosa and the San Luis... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
p-eats22
Small but interesting

This is indeed a small museum but the collection was pretty interesting. It was a great way to... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
DavidF9716
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401 Hunt Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101-2658
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I was not really impressed with this museum. It seem lacking cohesion. Yes they had Indian stuff but not of the local tribes that had been pushed out since the early 1800s. Japanese area had stuff from China. Dissappointing.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Adorable little museum full of local treasures along with the history of Alamosa and the San Luis Valley. The museum attendant was knowledgeable and shared stories about their collections. It was a good, inexpensive stop to stretch the legs and learn about the local history!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank p-eats22
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is indeed a small museum but the collection was pretty interesting. It was a great way to spend half an hour or so

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank DavidF9716
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is a small museum that displays items of historical interest with good explanations. It helps one understand the mining, agriculture, and railroads that brought settles to the San Luis Valley. The docents are very helpful. While not large, we were glad to have experienced...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Janet L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

While attending the Early Iron Festival, we stopped in here as we came a day early to see a bit of Alamosa. This was a perfect stop. The wonderful lady (Joyce) took the time to show us highlights, tell us stories and fill us in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jim E
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is indeed a small museum - only two rooms and an outdoor patio. But, everything is nicely displayed and well organized. There are exhibits of life in the Old West including a post office, a school room, a dairy barn, a farrier. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good place to stop by and look, one trip is enough, an hour is plenty of time to see most everything.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting, small, & good place to spend a 1/2 hour...wide variety of exhibits...nice gesture that veterans are admitted free

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Dill3455
Reviewed 13 July 2016

What a great museum of the history of the valley. Worth a visit. It is really nice and gives you a history lesson of the valley.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The San Luis Valley Museum is a jewel among small museums. Though tiny by some standards, it continually hosts events, special exhibits and has new acquisitions. A recent exhibit was of "Corn Women," also hosted in some bigger cities than Alamosa.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Erin S S
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