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

Feb
11
Sat
2:00 pm Victorian Valentine’s Presentati... @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Victorian Valentine’s Presentati... @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Victorian Valentine's Presentation & Craft @ Cozens Ranch Museum
The Valentine’s of the Victorian Era paved the way for our modern day traditions of Valentine’s Day celebrations. Join Samantha for a history talk on these origins and then make your own Victorian Valentine’s! This[...]
Feb
25
Sat
11:00 am “Images of America: Grand County... @ Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum
“Images of America: Grand County... @ Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
"Images of America: Grand County" Book Launch @ Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum
Join us for the book launch of “Images of America Grand County” with author Penny Rafferty Hamilton, PhD. Emily Warner Field Aviation Museum Granby Airport February 25th 11am-2pm Tour the museum and purchase the book!
Mar
8
Wed
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
11
Sat
2:00 pm Historic Crafting: Tin Punching @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Historic Crafting: Tin Punching @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Historic Crafting: Tin Punching @ Cozens Ranch Museum
Join us for the historic crafting. Learn the skill of tin punching, all supplies are provided! Recommended age is 8+, parent supervision required. $5 Members, $10 Non-Members Please RSVP so we can prepare the supplies![...]
Apr
22
Sat
4:00 pm Museum After Dark: Members Only! @ Pioneer Village Museum
Museum After Dark: Members Only! @ Pioneer Village Museum
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Museum After Dark: Members Only! @ Pioneer Village Museum
An exclusive, Members Only, behind the scenes look at GCHA archives and collection with Curator Erica. Each Museum After Dark event will feature a new selection of artifacts & items from our collection that are[...]

Museum Hours

Cozens Ranch Museum:
77849 US-40, Winter Park, CO
Thursday-Monday 10am-4pm

Pioneer Village Museum:
110 E Byers Ave,
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Thursday-Monday 10am-4pm

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
May 30 – Sept 5, 2022:
Fri & Sat 10am-4pm
Closed in Winter

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

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Our four museums are located between Winter Park & Kremmling.

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