Free Admission To 11 Colorado Museums And Attractions Memorial Day-Labor Day

(May 20, 2024) Colorado’s Central Plains — Looking for a fun, family getaway this summer? Play the Plains! Colorado’s Central Plains, just an hour or so east of the Front Range, offers free admission to 11 museums and attractions Memorial Day through Labor Day. Simply use the password, “Our Journey” to gain free admission. While you’re exploring Colorado’s Central Plains, discover “Off the Beaten Trail” geocaching sites at geocaching and take a free, self-guided audio tour via the TravelStorys App at Colorado Central Plains – TravelStorys

1. ARRIBA MUSEUM 711 Front Street Arriba, CO 80804 Open year-round Monday-Thursday 8 AM-4 PM (Closed Friday) Other times by appointment only 719-768-3371 or 719-768-3434

2. BAILEY SADDLELAND MUSEUM 20140 County Rd. 125 Simla, CO 80835 Open by appointment. Call 719-541-2736 or 719-740-0658 or 719-760-0773

3. CheyenneCounty02.jpgCHEYENNE WELLS OLD JAIL MUSEUM 85 West 2nd Street Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day on Saturdays and Sundays 1 PM-4 PM Other days by appointment only 719-767-5865

4. ELBERT COUNTY MUSEUM 515 Comanche Street (Highway 86) Kiowa, CO 80117 Open Memorial Day through Labor Day 1 PM-4 PM, Thursday to Sunday or by appointment call 1-303-621-2229

5. FLAGLER HOSPITAL MUSEUM AND HAL BORLAND ROOM 311 Main Avenue, Flagler, CO 80815 Open year-round Monday-Friday 8 AM-4 PM 719-765-4571

6. SECOND CENTRAL SCHOOL MUSEUM 404 Fourth Street Flagler, CO 80815 Open through Labor Day by appointment 719-765-4603

7. CARSON MUSEUM 202 W Hwy. 40/287, Kit Carson, CO 80825 Open Memorial Day through Labor Day Open Sun-Sat 9-5 (closed Wed). 303-495-0707

8. KIT CARSON COUNTY CAROUSEL MUSEUM Kit Carson County Fairgrounds, Burlington, CO 80807 Open Memorial Day – Labor Day from 11 AM-6 PM Rides: 25cents

9. LIMON HERITAGE MUSEUM & RAILROAD PARK 899 1st Street & Exhibit Building 701 1st Street Limon, CO 80828. Visit Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 10 AM-4 PM & Sun 1-4 PM (Closed Wed). Group tours & other times by appointment. Call Depot:719-775-0430 or Exhibit Building: 719-775-8894

10. LINCOLN COUNTY MUSEUM 617 3rd Avenue Hugo, CO 80821 Open by appointment only 719-775-1055

11. MOUNTAIN STATES TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH MUSEUM 50 South 1st Street Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810 Open Memorial Day through Labor Day Saturdays and Sundays 1 PM-4 PM or by appointment 719-767-5865

OTHER FUN PLACES TO VISIT:

OLD TOWN MUSEUM From a museum with more than 20,000 objects to western gun fights and musical performances , you’ll love Old Town in Burlington, Colorado. Open Year-Round, Monday-Saturday 9AM-5PM, 1-800-288-1334 or 719-346-8404 $10 Adults, $8 Seniors (60+), $6 Children 3-11, under 3 and Military are free

PRAIRIE RIDGE BUFFALO RANCH
Take a tour through the Colorado prairie in Elbert County to experience the North American bison up close as they roam in their natural habitat. At the end of the tour, enjoy an old-fashioned, buffalo burger cookout. Tours June-August 31 at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Adults: $35.00, 6-12 year-olds: $20.00, 5 and under are free.

CLAREMONT INN AND WINERY
Visit this boutique hotel, winery and specialty venue located Stratton, Colorado. From small-batch wines and fine foods to events like paint and sip or the wine escape room, the Claremont delivers the best. Taste, Dine, & Stay – Claremont Inn & Winery

Visit www.ourjourney.info for more information on what to see and do on Colorado’s Central Plains. Free family-oriented events are held nearly every weekend during the summer.

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