Welcome to Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center


Florence Pioneer Museum offers an ever-changing lineup of exhibits. It's worth coming back as there is always something for everyone to enjoy. Our website is a great opportunity to learn more about Florence Pioneer Museum. You can read about its history, get to know the team or stay up-to-date on related news and events.


Hours:  Tuesday-Friday

                1:00-4:00 pm

               Saturday: 10:00-3:00



      The Museum is willing to open by appointment on off hours. Call 719-784-1904 to make arrangements/reservations.   


Admission/donation: $5.00 per person 9 years old and up.

--8 years old and below: FREE!



If the local school district, Fremont RE-2, closes their schools for weather related events, The Florence Pioneer Museum and Reserach Center will be closed also.


 FPM now accepts plastic (as well as cash and personal checks). We can take:


Apple Pay

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American Express


Your Personal Debit Card        

JANUARY 18,2020

Florence Pioneer Museum and Reserach Center presents:

The Annual Chili Bowl Fundraiser!

From 11:00 am-??? Home-made chili will be served in hand-made bowls for $10.00. Along with chili there will be crackers, a small dessert, and coffe or water.

The bowls are made by P & G Pottery donated to the museum for our fundriaser.

All monies from this fundraiser will goe towards repairing our 100  year old sandstone bricks on the Braden/Griffith Room. The cost of this repair:



There will be a demontration of master stone mason Jonathan Moss on how he repoints bricks.

Jeff Broome, acoustic guitarist and author of history books (see our link to his books here at the museum), will be playing some easy listening music for those who come to the fundraiser.

Come early to get your favorite choice of mugs. 

A great day for chili, masonry and music!! 

Check out the "Sam Carlsson" link to see some more examples of Sam's wonderful work.


The Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center's Century Club has been re-instated! Check out the "Century Club" link for more information on how you can have a membership to the FPM and support the Museum through a Century Club donation! 






Another way to donate to the Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center:  good for the Museum and a break on your taxes for next year! Check the "Building Fund" link to find out more!



Mission Statement

To collect, preserve and interpret the rich historical heritage of
Florence Colorado, the surrounding mining
towns and eastern Fremont County.


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