La Veta attractions

Museum in La Veta

Francisco Fort Museum

This museum is set on the site of the original 1862 fort, with a couple of the real-deal buildings still left. It was built by 12 men as a base of operations for settlement, trade and 'Indian protection' – meaning p…
Museum in La Veta

Walsenburg Mining Museum

This museum is the only reason to stop in Walsenburg on the way to or from the Spanish Peaks. Set in the old jailhouse (built in 1896), it’s a monument to the struggle for labor laws in the Colorado mining industry,…
Gallery in La Veta

SPACe Gallery

More than two-dozen artists display paintings, pottery, glasswork and weavings at this cooperative gallery built in 1983 by the origins of what has become the Spanish Peaks Arts Council. It’s a two-minute walk east …