Comfort Inn & Suites
228 Railroad Ave
Parachute, CO 81635
Phone: (970) 285-1122
Fax: (970) 285-1125
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.
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.
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.
Preserving the rich history of Glenwood is the Frontier Historical Museum that collects and cares for local, ancient artifacts and objects of historic significance. It wonderfully preserves exhibits of local importance. There is also an on-site museum store that displays books and toys amongst others. Credit cards are not accepted at the society.
Located in the east wing of the historic Glenwood Springs Railroad Station, built by the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1904; the Glenwood Railroad Museum's highlights include a large scale model railroad featuring Rio Grande steam and diesel-powered trains, gallery of historic, regional railroad pictures, collection of memorabilia and artifacts from the seven railroads that have served the Roaring Fork Valley, 7.5" gauge live steam locomotive, Rio Grande rail motorcar, railroad semaphore signals removed from Glenwood Canyon, o-gauge toy trains and telegraphs.
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.
This three-level gallery couples as a working studio for owner and sculptor, Don Huntsman. Locals are always stopping by to check out Huntsman's latest work in progress and to discuss his collection. While most of Aspen's galleries represent the latest trends in art, this gallery keeps to the typical mountain motifs. So you will find landscape, wildlife and sporting paintings, as well as American Impression. The works of more than 40 artists adorn the walls and are perfect for both the beginning and established collector. The gallery is located outside Aspen, but is a must-visit for art lovers. Check out the website or call the venue for more information.