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Museums of the San Luis Valley and Southern Colorado

The Museums of the San Luis Valley and Southern Colorado was established in 1998 to support the valley's museums.  The www.museumtrail.org website went live that same year, providing the first internet access for all the Valley's museums. This collaboration and the support from each museum have allowed these small, mostly volunteer-run museums to keep their [...]

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Museum of Friends

The Museum of Friends (MoF’s) home is the historic “Roof and Dick” building in the heart of downtown Walsenburg.  MoF is a Contemporary Art Museum incorporated in 2007 by artists Brendt Berger and Maria Cocchiarelli. The museum’s name stems from the fact that the initial 500-piece collection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures were gifts from [...]

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Francisco Fort Museum

Colonel John M. Francisco founded a trading post at the foot of the Spanish Peaks in Colorado Territory in 1862, around which the small town of La Veta grew. Legend tells us that upon reaching the verdant Upper Cuchara Valley in present-day Huerfano County, he declared, “This is paradise enough for me,” and settled down. [...]

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Restaurants, recreation facilities, attractions, and more are now open with state-approved COVID-19 safety measures in place.

With plenty of open space, we offer an ideal place to get away and be safe. Business situations change frequently, so we recommend calling ahead.