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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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Community project museum

You can tell as you enter that this was a labor of lots of local citizens. Admission is $3. A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill K
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Wheelersburg, Ohio
Interesting museum

We enjoyed our time at the Overland Museum. There were some interesting displays with a relocated... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lance S
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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110 Overland Trail, 21053 Cr 25 5/10, Sterling, CO 80751
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can tell as you enter that this was a labor of lots of local citizens. Admission is $3. A diorama of very small scale, very intricate buildings is just inside the entrance. There is a two floor museum of lots of antiques. Continue walking,...More

Thank Jill K
overlandtrailmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. The Overland Trail Museum is not strictly a pioneer museum but more of a local history museum. Unfortunately, the KKK was apart of our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time at the Overland Museum. There were some interesting displays with a relocated older buildings that can be walked through. Some some farm machinery and a caboose. There is also a very nice interpretive center that was great to go through. For...More

Thank Lance S
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad you had a wonderful time and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice place. Very interesting. They have so much stuff it could take all day if you wanted. Right by the hotels.

Thank Bill C
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are glad you had a great time and got the chance to stop by!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

For the $3 admission you get to see lots of old stuff from guns to dolls, animal bones and more. Several buildings have been either moved to this site or are replicas. Includes a church, gas station, barn, blacksmith shop, barbershop, house, boxcar and caboose....More

Thank Jan C
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. All of our artifacts are donated with the majority of them being from pioneer settlers and their descendants. The Native American's in the area were nomadic, mostly being from the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The museum has some great historical artifacts and information. The firearm collection as well as military artifacts was intriguing to see and learn about. The historical buildings were fun to walk through.

Thank Daniel F
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Daniel, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful time!

Reviewed 2 June 2017

A little advertised gem in rural Colorado alongside I-76. Just stumbled upon this museum and super glad we did. Spent a couple of hours here. A great collection of artifacts from the area and the "wild west". A must visit when in this neck of...More

Thank Fred W
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Fred, thank you for taking the time to leave us a wonderful review! We are so glad you got the opportunity to stop by.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

More than a collection of items from the Sterling area/Logan County families over the decades, this museum also has: 1) an exhibit on electricity and technology's arrival in the rural county; 2) a beautifully landscaped courtyard filled with several buildings moved to the museum grounds...More

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Leslie S, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! I'm glad to hear you had a wonderful time. Come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is an outstanding little museum. It is a local museum with lots of history from northeastern Colorado. There is a small town with buildings from the last 100+ years available to tour. They host a fantastic pioneer school for children in the summer, 4th...More

Thank Cindy C
Leslie S, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We're glad you had a wonderful time visiting the Overland Trail Museum.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

It never grows old visiting the local history. This museum offers a wide display of local memorabilia. Some is found in the main buildings and some found in actual old buildings moved onto the site such as an old school, an old general store, an...More

Thank Diane W
Leslie S, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We're so glad to hear you had a wonderful time visiting.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

The museum was very interesting and we especially enjoyed walking outside and visiting each of the buildings- barbershop, general store, church, school, etc., in their original forms.

Thank davidmrains
overlandtrailmuseum, Guest Relations Manager at Overland Trail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

We are so glad you had such a wonderful time! Thank you for stopping by and for taking the time to leave us a review!

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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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