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

Apr
14
Sun
2:00 pm Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Pioneer Village Museum
Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Pioneer Village Museum
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Crafting: Corn Husk Dolls @ Pioneer Village 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 14th from 2-4pm Pioneer Village[...]
Apr
20
Sat
4:30 pm Lost Lands of Grand County at Pi... @ Pioneer Village Museum
Lost Lands of Grand County at Pi... @ Pioneer Village Museum
Apr 20 @ 4:30 pm
Lost Lands of Grand County at Pioneer Village @ Pioneer Village Museum
Join us for a presentation from GCHA staff on the rich story of the Town of Monarch which now lies below Lake Granby. This is a collaboration with the GCLD for the promotion of the[...]
Apr
26
Fri
4:30 pm UCWET Community Presentation @ Cozens Ranch Museum
UCWET Community Presentation @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Apr 26 @ 4:30 pm
UCWET Community Presentation @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Join us for a community presentation by the Upper Colorado Watershed Environment Team (UCWET) to talk beaver restoration & stormwater management in Fraser. April 26th Cozens Ranch Museum 4:30pm All donations given during the event[...]
Apr
27
Sat
1:00 pm Paper Conservation Worskshop @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Paper Conservation Worskshop @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Paper Conservation Worskshop @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Learn paper conservation with GCHA Curator & Archivist Laura K. N. Jones in this hands on workshop. April 27th 1-4pm Cozens Ranch Museum Learn the skills of: Surface Cleaning Unsticking Pages Tape Removal Paper Mending[...]
May
18
Sat
4:00 pm Vera Corberley Art Reception @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Vera Corberley Art Reception @ Cozens Ranch Museum
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Vera Corberley Art Reception @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Join us in celebrating Colorful Grand County through the eyes of local artist Vera Coberley. Vera is the May artist on display in the gallery at Cozens Ranch Museum. So take this chance to meet[...]

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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