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.


>Did you miss the FPM Model Train Open House in December? Not to worry...our model trains will be at the museum through January 26th. That's day of our Chili Bowl Festival. You can still see the trains after we reopen in January. We will have the above train mugs for sale at $10.00 each.

 >>This tin "Hobo Cup" will be for sale for $10.00. It has signs on the cup that hobos in the day used to tell other hobos whic house had a mean dog, which house had work to be done and which house might be open to giving a poor soul some food.




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JANUARY 8, 2019


These wooden train whistles are just the ticket for and outside toy. $10.00 each.

A combo gift for anyone special! Get an engineer cap (or a plain white cap--not shown--that you can color on), a cup (or a whistle), and a bandana, in a Christmas sack with tissue and a small card that says who this is from and to. Total gift: $15.00. After Christmas? Don't worry... just tell that special someone you're extending the season into January!

Don't forget to check the other links on this home page for books, book sets, maps, decks of cards and CDs that are for sale also! The wooden ornaments below are still for sale also. See you in January!


 >>They are here!!! New wooden Christmas ornaments for sale at the Florence Pioneer Museum! Each ornament is wooden and $5.00. A perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite Florence fan in the family. Or just a reminder of the "good ol' days". Come to FPM to buy one or two OR click on the link below for an order form.

Wooden Christmas Ornament order form
Choose from two styles of ornaments for a great stocking-stuffer for that Florence fan in your family.
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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!



 We are open for business

year round! The Braden/Griffith Room and  The Price/Lindsey Room is ready to cool you down for the summer. 

Come on in, we will be glad to see you!


Florence Pioneer Museum and Research Center

100 Pikes Peak Ave.-Physical

P.O. Box 131--Mailing

Florence CO 81226

(719) 784-1904


Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 1:00-4:00 pm


New Saturday hours: 10:00 am-3:00 pm!



Come sign our guest book according to the state you are from!




Suggested admission/donation: Ages 9 Years old and over: $5.00

Under 8 years: Free






If you are interested in helping the Museum with a financial donation, please see our "Building Fund" link for more information. 













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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