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Sangre De Cristo Arts And Conference Center - Offers all of the arts for all of southern Colorado. From exciting contemporary and historic visual arts exhibitions to a fun, interactive children’s museum; from world-class performing arts programs to hundreds of education classes, the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center has it all!

Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre - A Nationally Recognized Theatre - The kind that attracts actors and directors and designers of national distinction because they want to have Trinidad on their resume.

Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum - Offers visitors a glimpse at millions of years of southern Colorado and northern New Mexico history.

Trinidad History Museum - A unique complex featuring several attractions. The Bloom Mansion is the 1882 Victorian home of merchant, banker, and cattle baron Frank G. Bloom and his wife, Sarah (Thatcher) Bloom.

Francisco Fort Museum - Francisco Fort was built in 1862 by Col. John M. Francisco and Judge Henry Daigre on land purchased from the Vigil-St. Vrain Land Grant. It was the first settlement in the Upper Cuchara Valley. The Museum is on the National Register of Historic Buildings and houses many fine artifacts thanks to the generosity of county residents.

Rosemont Museum - The grandeur of a bygone era awaits you at the Rosemount Museum! Built in 1893, this 37-room mansion was home to the John A. and Margaret Thatcher family and named for Mrs. Thatcher's favorite flower. It remained a family residence for 75 years.

Buell Children's Museum - This 12,000 square-foot, two-level facility offers innovative, hands-on exhibits focusing on the arts, science and history for people ages 1 to 101.

Fort Garland Museum - Walk the parade ground of the fort once commanded by legendary frontiersman Kit Carson. Established in 1858, Fort Garland had a garrison of over 100 men and served to protect the earliest settlers in the San Luis Valley. Tour the original adobe buildings on the grounds that recreate the commandant's quarters during Carson's time and view the folk art and culture of the Hispanic community.

Otero Museum - The artifacts at the museum are imaginatively displayed to portray life and business during the early years of the lower Arkansas Valley. Displays focus on railroads, military, postal, agricultural, business, transportation, schools, and all other aspects of pioneer life.

The Pueblo Zoo - Found in Pueblo, the Pueblo Zoo covers 25 acres and was established in the 1920's. The zoo exhibits more than 300 animals of 110 different species from throughout the world.

Picketwire Center - Their First major musical was "Guys and Dolls" in the summer of 1971. Since then, just about all classic Broadway standards have been produced, from "Show Boat" in 1975 to "State Fair" in 2005.

A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art - Housed in Trinidad Colorado's historic Jamieson Department store, built in 1906. This gorgeous, well-loved location is the hub for gallery events

Old Fire House No. 1 Children's Museum - An exciting, hands-on adventure into Trinidad's past. Adults as well as children delight in exploring Old Fire House No. 1, built around 1889. Visitors may sound the fire alarm and climb aboard the old red fire truck.

El Pueblo History Museum - Serves as the gateway to the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk & Historic District and as an educational gathering place focused on Pueblo’s diverse history and vibrant present. The museum showcases the history and traditions of the various cultural and ethnic groups in Pueblo.

Koshare Indian Museum - Patterned after the Pueblo architecture found throughout the southwest, the museum features the world's largest self supporting log roof and houses a magnificent collection of Native American art and artifacts. The museum was built through the efforts of and is home to the Koshare Indian Dancers - Troop 232 and Venturing Crew 2230 of the Rocky Mountain Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Southeastern Colorado Heritage Center - Exhibits the storied history of Pueblo saddle-making, ranching, and the pioneering railroads that opened the state to settlers. The history of the native peoples of Colorado, from pre-history through the Utes, is interpreted with artifacts, maps, and drawings.

Rocky Ford Historical Museum - The Museum is located in the old Carnegie Public Library founded in 1909. The Museum, first opened in 1941, moved to its present location in 1976. The building was placed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1995. The collection is primarily concerned with the Archaeology and History of the Rocky Ford Area.

Big Timbers Museum - The historic Big Timbers Museum houses huge collections of War Memorabilia, War Posters, and Pioneer Treasures from those who traveled the Sante Fe Trail and settled Prowers County.

Walsenburg Mining Museum - Waslenburg was called the "City Built on Coal" during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Mining Museum displays vintage photographs of the miners, their families, homes and camps. Also on display are maps and charts, miner's personal gear and belongings, tools and equipment.

Sulphur Springs Ranch - Create memories of a lifetime with any number of activities including hiking, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, climbing a rock wall trail, exploring and finding a cave, riding a bike, or enjoying the native habitat while you sit by a stream, read a book, or gaze into a star filled sky.

Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum - Over one-hundred display cases and exhibits display the uniforms, personal gear, weapons and other artifacts from all branches of the U. S. military. And a library which houses thousands of volumes of military writings and fifteen hundred military videos.