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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.
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!
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
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
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
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.