Welcome to Grand County Historical Association!

Grand County Historical Association (GCHA) operates four museums located in Grand County, Colorado: the Cozens Ranch Museum, the Emily Warner Field and Aviation Museum, Heritage Park, and Pioneer Village.

Established in 1974 following in the footsteps of the Grand County Pioneer Society, GCHA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was created to bring together people interested in history and to preserve the history, historical artifacts, and historical buildings in Grand County.

 

 

Featured Events

GCHA hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from exhibit openings, author talks, history treks, kids programs, special museum events and fundraisers like the annual Taste of History.

Be sure to subscribe to our Email Newsletter to get the latest updates about what’s happening. Visit the Events page for a complete listing of scheduled events. 

 

 

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Events

Mar
8
Fri
all-day Emily Warner & Women Airline Pil... @ Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum
Emily Warner & Women Airline Pil... @ Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum
Mar 8 all-day
March 8th: Celebrate Emily Warner & Women Airline Pilots Day Join us every year on March 8th for an annual celebration to honor Emily Warner and women pilots in history! Emily Warner is America’s Pioneer[...]
Mar
9
Sat
2:00 pm Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Get historically tasty with this months historic crafting class featuring homemade butter. Join us for making your own butter and enjoying with homemade rolls, the recipe for rolls will be given to all attendees! March[...]
Mar
10
Sun
2:00 pm Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Pioneer Village Museum
Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Pioneer Village Museum
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Crafting: Homemade Butter @ Pioneer Village Museum
Get historically tasty with this months historic crafting class featuring homemade butter. Join us for making your own butter and enjoying with homemade rolls, the recipe for rolls will be given to all attendees! March[...]
Mar
23
Sat
5:00 pm Museum After Dark: Members Only @ Pioneer Village Museum
Museum After Dark: Members Only @ Pioneer Village Museum
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm
Museum After Dark: Members Only @ Pioneer Village Museum
GCHA Members are invited for an evening of drinks, appetizers, and a discussion on early medicine. Saturday march 23rd 5pm Pioneer Village Museum RSVP to samantha@grandcountyhistory.org or call 970-725-6009 This event is for current GCHA[...]
Apr
13
Sat
2:00 pm Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Learn to make your own doll from corn husks, a common craft for pioneer children. All supplies are included and all ages welcome! RSVP Required as space is limited! April 13th from 2-4pm Cozens Ranch[...]

Museum Hours

Cozens Ranch Museum:
77849 US-40, Winter Park, CO
Open Wednesday-Sunday 10-4, closed Mon-Tuesday

Pioneer Village Museum:
110 E Byers Ave,
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Open Wednesday-Sunday 10-4, closed Mon-Tuesday

Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum:
1023 Co Rd 610, Granby, CO
June 2 – August 26, 2023:
Fri & Sat 10am-2pm
* July 1st: 8am-11am
Can open by appointment
Closed in Winter

Heritage Park Museum:
111 N. 4th St, Kremmling, CO
TBA – Sept 4, 2023:
Fri & Sat 10am-4pm
*Please call to confirm hours 970-725-6009
Closed in Winter

>> Visit the Museums page for info, directions & contact

Visit a Museum Today

Our four museums are located between Winter Park & Kremmling.

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