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Our Mission

Through strong stewardship and relevant programming, the Museums of Western Colorado strive to inspire the community to preserve its heritage and tell its story.

Our Purpose

The Museums of Western Colorado inspires people to experience and value our region through the collection and preservation of historical and fossil resources. We engage our audience through exhibitions, educational programming, research and publications.

How can you help?

There are many ways you can help further our mission. Become a member! Volunteer! Make a financial contribution! Donate an item on our wish list!

Donations are the backbone of our organization and help us continue to offer educational experiences, high-level programming, and world class exhibits. All donations are tax deductible.

Go here to learn of other ways you can give, such as ColoradoGives.

The Grand Heritage Society

The Grand Heritage Society is a group of individuals who support the history and heritage of western Colorado with their resources and advocacy. Grand Heritage Society members are ambassadors for the Museums of Western Colorado and are provided special benefits as a result of their support.

To be eligible for Grand Heritage Society and the Enterprise Zone Tax Credit you need only support the Museum with $500.00 or more annually.

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We need your creativity, time, talent, and energy to share the history, paleontology, and story of the west with our community and the broader audiences we serve.

Go here to find out more about volunteering.

Join the fun and support our educational mission, too!

Membership Levels

  • Senior Individual – $25.00

  • Student – $25.00

  • Senior Couple – $35.00

  • Individual – $45.00

  • Grandparents – $50.00

  • Family – $60.00

  • Corporate – $250.00

The Museums of Western Colorado is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and your membership is tax deductible. For tax purposes our tax-exempt number is 84-0588068.

If you have any questions about membership, please call us at (970) 242-0971.

If you are already a member, please

Renew here!