Royal Gorge Regional  Museum/History Center

Welcome to the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, located in the City of Caņon City's historic former Municipal Building at 612 Royal Gorge Blvd. in Canon City, CO.

Our mission is to obtain and preserve records and artifacts of enduring value and to provide public access to a collection of materials that reflects the ongoing history of Fremont and Custer counties in Colorado.


Our collections contain:

Books--Local/Regional Family Files Sanborn Maps
Brand Books Genealogical Resources School Annuals
Business Histories Historic Property Files School Census
Cemetery Records Homestead Maps Scrapbooks
Census Records Newspaper Microfilm Subject Files--Local/Regional
Church Records Oral Histories Warden's Reports
City Directories Photographs and Negatives


Our exhibits include:

  Kimmett Gallery: "Turn Up The Volume: the History of the Phonograph" From the collection of Leo & Julia Kimmett
  DeWeese Gallery: Natural and Cultural History from the early 20th century From the collection of Dal DeWeese
  Amick Gallery: Natural and Cultural History and Westen Art Featuring art by Robert W. Amick
  Photo Gallery: "Castles & Cottages: Historical Homes in Canon City" Featuring "then" and "now" photos of area homes
  Rudd Cabin: Historic log cabin  
  Rudd House: Historic stone residence  

Contact RGRMHC:     P. O. Box 1460  Caņon City , CO 81212     719.269.9036 (Ph)   719.269.8215 (Fax)

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