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Overland Trail Museum

110 Overland Trail, 21053 Cr 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
+1 970-522-3895
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They had an i-spy game to go with your browse around the museum. Outside they have a school, old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aunty A
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Best small town museum ever

This museum is one of the best small town museums that I’ve ever been to. It takes you to a blast... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Jimmy120
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Sterling, Colorado
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For over 80 years visitors have enjoyed a step back in time when they visit the Overland Trail Museum. Extensive exhibits include pioneer history, Native American artifacts and antique farm equipment. Historic buildings include two barns, a general store, a prairie school, church, barbershop, 1915 stone block house, a caboose and a boxcar depot.
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“general store” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 Overland Trail, 21053 Cr 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
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+1 970-522-3895

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They had an i-spy game to go with your browse around the museum. Outside they have a school, old farm equipment, blacksmith shop, post office, house from 1915, and an old train car. It was neat.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of the best small town museums that I’ve ever been to. It takes you to a blast from the past with many outbuildings set up in the old western days. The buildings include an old time barber shop, school house, candy...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Lots to see here. Many antiques and many items to see from the years of long ago. Many building to visit and explore each is very interesting, such as the one room schoolhouse, church, barn, filling station, I enjoyed the general store. This is only...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

An old school room, houses and agricultural implements are among the things giving an insight into local history and the move West.

Thank Alan P
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Come back and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I grew up near here and went to this museum when I was young, but it had grown and changed so much since there. What a wealth of information and resources! My teenage kids had so much fun in the buildings on the ground--the blacksmith's...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

From the outside you would never guess at the fascinating detail and history that lives within this museum. It is not only a museum it is a little town, with a country store, barns blacksmith. The entire place is well laid out historically. It is...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you got the opportunity to stop by!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This museum is one of the top. It attracts visitors from all over the nation and some travel to this area just to see this museum. The display about the history of the area and the essential role oil production has played in Northeast Colorado...More

Thank Karen R
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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We value your feedback hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Having grown up in the area, of been to the museum countless times growing up. Now as an adult, I have a new appreciation for history. Overland Trail Museum has undergone renovations and improved its displays so much over the years. You really get a...More

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overlandtrailmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We value your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A must see. Fun and informative! Experience the western Plaines of the old WEST as it becomes more. + more updated due to the railroad and migrations from the eastern part of the country.

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overlandtrailmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you had fun while learning something new! Come back and visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is more than a museum. It is a village where history can be experienced as it was in times of yore. What a joy it is ti see children in period costume enjoying learning. Wher else can you see real oxen pulling a wagon?

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overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We love seeing our Prairie School children in costume having fun learning too!

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john s
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WINTER HOURS November 1 - March 31 Tuesday - Saturday 10AM to 4PM Sunday and Monday CLOSED SUMMER HOURS April 1 - October 31 Monday - Saturday 9AM to 5PM Sunday CLOSED
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