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Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center

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Small but Fabulous

Small town with so much history and most preserved in this fine museum. The old building itself is... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Philip Q
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Florence, Colorado
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History....

If you want to see alot of Fremont County History, then you must visit this place in Florence. Alot... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
cherokeelynnstudios
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Florence, Colorado
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10 Jan 2018
“Small but Fabulous”
11 Nov 2017
“History....”
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100 E Front St, Florence, CO 81226-1525
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Small town with so much history and most preserved in this fine museum. The old building itself is historic and well worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Philip Q
Reviewed 12 November 2017

If you want to see alot of Fremont County History, then you must visit this place in Florence. Alot of things to see and you will not be dissapointed....

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cherokeelynnstudios
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This museum has a ton of archives and information. My favorite displays are upstairs where multiple artifacts are staged as rooms. The staff was friendly. It is not open year round so check for hours outside of the summer months.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Babybear71
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great museum that tells the history of Florence. The staff is great and very knowledgeable. I would go there again.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Therese N
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Florence Pioneer Museum is a must if you are doing family research in the Florence Colorado area. The ladies there were so very helpful and knowledgeable I cannot begin to thank them enough. Walking 19th Century encyclopedias. These folks know their stuff and provided...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have lived in the area for over thirty years and for some reason had not visited the musuem. The people are great and the displays are super, especially some of the ones related to the oil industry. This area in Fremont County has the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Philip Q
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The Museum is a work in progress. If you have roots in Florence it is has an archive of historical ancestors. You will also be able to find out information on Florence's early railroad and mining period. There are many historical pieces of equipment and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank MizzPaul
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Just a lot of good history about the coal and oil industry, in a wonderful old building that was once part of a way bigger busier town than Florence is now. Nice relaxed place.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Freia B
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