755 Horizon Drive
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Phone: (970) 243-6790
Fax: (970) 254-3130
Arts & Museums
Exhibits of uranium mine and area's prehistoric/post settlement history. Many traveling exibits. Educational tower offers 360 degrees of views as well as a working weather station.
This art center features a permanent collection and special exhibition throughout the year by Western artists.
Museum of the West showcases 1000 years of rich history of West Colorado. The replicas of a vintage railcoach, a Cessna aircraft and the town of Grand Junction as well as historic artifacts, pottery and various other objects have been displayed here.
The John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado is the single most popular place for children eager to learn about the workings of the world's science and math ways. The center was started by John McConnell in 2000, and is located at the New Emerson School. It has a number of interactive displays and exhibits and also conducts regular events. The center has facilities that support student programs and also aid parents and teachers in the curriculum. Do check the website for more.
Located in the "New Emerson School", this learning center features over 160 hands-on science and math displays for children of all ages to explore the concepts of science and math.
An initiative by the Museum of Western Colorado, Dinosaur Journey Museum recreates the time when dinosaurs ruled our planet over millions of years ago. This interactive museum showcases several species of robotic dinosaurs and other exhibits associated with paleontology facts. The guided tours and educational programs further help you know more about these intriguing animal species.