Comanche Crossing Museum - Strasburg, Colorado
35 miles east of Denver at I-70 Exit 310. North ¼ mile to Highway 36 (East Colfax Avenue), then 3 blocks west to the Museum at 56060 East Colfax Avenue.
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June 1st through August 31st
Building tours daily 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Grounds open dawn to dusk
Contributions Greatly Appreciated!
Things to See and Do at the Museum
The Museum is situated on 2½ acres of landscaped grounds. Historic Buildings include the Living Springs School (1891), Homestead House (1910), Wolf Creek School (1904), and the Strasburg Union Pacific Railroad Depot (1917). All are furnished with period artifacts.
Outdoor displays include a UPRR Caboose, antique wooden windmill, operational wigwag RRXING signal, and antique farm equipment.
Three additional buildings house a wide variety of artifacts, from Strasburg’s first fire truck (1917 Ford), original Post Office, Bank and Soda Fountain to tools, house wares, clothing, military equipment, sewing machines and a Blacksmith Shop. The Museum’s Collection consists of over 8,000 individual items.
Strasburg, Colorado is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the site where the Kansas Pacific Railroad finished laying the tracks that formed the first continuous chain of rails from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast.
For further information or special tours contact:
Curator, Comanche Crossing Museum
P.O. Box 647
Strasburg, Colorado 80136