San Luis Valley History Museum

401 Hunt Avenue, , , 81101
(719) 587-0667


The San Luis Valley Museum, located at 4th and Hunt in Alamosa, features displays of the diversified cultures and arts of the area.  Among the various displays in the museum are the costumes worn in the 1860's by frontiersman, Tom Tobin, and numerous Indian artifacts and clothing of the late 19th Century.  In the museum, visitors can experience two display rooms; one is a typical old school room and one room displays a traditional trading post. 

Also on display are fascinating collections of railroading memorabilia, cultural artifacts of the early settlers, farming and ranching, and a display of arrowheads and exotic insects.  A veteran's memorial wall honors those who served, with varied displays of uniforms from World War I and World War II.  A unique collection of old hats and dolls is also on display.  Rotational displays are planned for future diversified exhibits.  Stop in and browse the gift shop while you are there.

Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 


Click to expand

Upcoming Events

  • Fri, Oct 9 6pm Saguache hosts the 5th annual Chocolate Festival come on down for Chocolate Tasting at the Saguache Community Center.

  • Sat, Oct 10 Run or walk to help Christine Bond in her fight against cancer. The run will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the walk at 8:45 the First Street...

  • Sat, Oct 10 7am - 2pm Find fresh, local and regional produce, baked goods, crafts, cooking demos, live music, and cultural events. Come out and support local food growers by visiting...

  • Thu, Oct 15 The Southern Colorado Film Festival is run by the Southern Colorado Film Commission and strives to cultivate conversation and enrich the spirit and creativity of the San Luis...

Site by Edifice Creative