Events at the Florence Pioneer Museum




    "Bricks for Bucks"

A new fundraiser for the FPM. We've bought the building next door for expandsion!

     See the "Building Fund" link on how you can help your museum become a state wide destination.






A Model Train Display with a Christmas Village

Bryce Nelson has loaned the museum a model train set to be on display for the holiday season November-December-January. The train set will be nestled in a  snowy village. Bryce is looking for fellow model train enthusiasts to create a model train club in the Florence/Canon City area. If you are interested, call Bryce at 719-429-1444 or







2018 Events

January 20, 2018:  The museum will be putting on its third annual "Chili Bowl in a Chilly Museum" benefit. Locally made bowls and/or coffee cups with home-made chili will be for sale  for $5.00. This will benefit the museum's "Building Fund" to help buy the building next to the museum for expansion. See our "Building Fund " link for more details.




TBA: Open House: A Night at the Museum--History Alive!

May 2018: An Historic Pancake Run/Walk: Bring an appetite!


Watch our website , The Florence Citizen,  the Canon City Daily Record, The Fremont County Crusader and the Canon City Shopper for more details for the 2018 events.


Come and see the FPM, it is not your fourth grade field trip anymore! 

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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