Montrose attractions

Top Choice Museum in Montrose

Ute Indian Museum

One of the few American museums dedicated to one tribe. The Ute are the traditional people of western Colorado. The museum is situated on a homestead that belonged to legendary Uncompahgre Ute chief Ouray and his wi…
Museum in Montrose

Museum of the Mountain West

On display are a staggering number of pieces from the 1880s to the 1930s. There’s a re-created Old West town replete with storefronts, a saloon, drugstore and doctor’s surgery. The original Diehl Carriage Works buil…
Museum in Montrose

Montrose County Historical Museum

Installed in the old Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Depot, this interesting museum has a vast collection of pioneer-era furniture and memorabilia. There are tools and farm equipment, and the children's area has lots…
Historic Site in Montrose

Cimarron Railroad Exhibit

A restored old steam locomotive, boxcar and caboose sit on a narrow-gauge bridge crossing the Cimarron River, the last piece of railroad infrastructure from the Denver and Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Railroad. The exhib…
Historic Building in Montrose

Bryant Building

The Bryant Building was erected in 1890. To its west and east are the 1908 SH Nye Building and the 1906 Thomas Hotel – all handsome brick edifices of the city's early years.
Historic Building in Montrose

Lott's Hotel

The Lott's Hotel building has been standing here since 1883. It's the oldest grand building in Montrose.