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.


Closure Notice

The Florence Pioneer Museum will be closed on November 20th for memorial services. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

We will reopen on November 23rd at  1:00 P.M.

Thank you.

The memorial service is for Travis MacKinnon, youngest son of Gene and Gayle MacKinnon, who recently died in Arizona.

     A benefit will be held December 5th, Sunday, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Florence Elks Lodge to help with medical expenses incurred by the family. 

    To donate to the family or more information on the benefit, please see the "Events" link.


FLORENCE: A Pictorial History

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 Research Center will be closed also.


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


Apple Pay

G PayVisa


American Express


Your Personal Debit Card        


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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