Latest News – June 13
Museum Open, Book Signing June 25
The Saguache County Museum is in full swing for the 2017 Summer Season. Now in its 58th year, the museum has some new & exciting exhibits, as well as books, crafts by local artists, as well as t-shirts & more in the gift shop.
Opening Memorial Day weekend was a huge success and the Museum officials want to thank everyone who made the parade and kick-off to the season such a community affair!
The popular tourist attraction is now open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission: $7/Adults, $1/Children under 12.
For the adults, there will be a book signing and free program at the museum on Sunday, June 25 at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to meet author Tracy Beach who was raised in Salida, and penned the life story of Madam Laura Evens in her book “My Life As A Whore.” Beach will have books available for sale and be signing copies, which will include a special brass brothel token. Refreshments will be served. Donations are accepted.
The museum is located at 405 8th St (US Hwy 285). Phone 719-655-2557. Remember, the Saguache County Museum is a non-profit organization, operated by volunteers, so if you’d like to be one of them or wish to contribute financially, connect with them HERE.