Where Pueblo’s Heritage Comes Alive

The Pueblo Heritage Museum is located in the historic Denver and Rio Grande Western Freight Station Building

Mission: The Pueblo Heritage Museum is committed to preserving, celebrating, and illuminating the rich heritage of Pueblo and Southeastern Colorado, encompassing the diverse stories and cultures that have shaped the region from pre-history to modern day.

Vision: Preserving our Past, Enriching the Present and Inspiring the Future of Pueblo and Southeastern Colorado

Historic Exhibits

Come visit the museum Tuesday – Saturday 10am to 4pm

Member Organizations

The Pueblo Heritage Center exhibits are sponsored by Member Organizations who come together to tell Pueblo’s rich historic history.

Historical Library

The Edward Broadhead Library is staffed by volunteers from the Pueblo County Historical Society located on the second floor.

We envision a vibrant and interconnected community where the rich tapestry of our region’s history, culture, and heritage is cherished, celebrated, and perpetuated for generations to come.

 

Our Shared Commitments:

  • Preservation: We are committed to preserving the diverse and captivating history of Pueblo and Southeastern Colorado through curation, conservation, and storytelling.

  • Education: We aspire to be a beacon of knowledge and inspiration, engaging people of all ages and backgrounds in the exploration of our heritage’s significance and relevance in today’s world.

  • Inclusivity: We strive to foster an environment where every voice, every story, and every perspective is heard and valued, reflecting the richness of our community’s mosaic.

  • Innovation: We embrace the future while respecting the past, using technology and creative approaches to make history come alive and resonate with today’s audiences.

  • Community Building: We aim to be a unifying force, bringing together people from diverse backgrounds to learn, share, and grow together, enhancing our sense of belonging and connection.

  • Legacy: We are dedicated to leaving a lasting legacy for future generations, ensuring that our heritage remains a source of pride, inspiration, and understanding.

What We Offer

EDUCATION

The Pueblo Heritage Museum’s educational outreach program includes a Legacy Trunk Program and guided tours, both of which serve to preserve, promote and interpret the rich heritage of Pueblo, and in the past year there have been several children’s activities added to the museum to make it more interactive for kids.

PRESERVATION AND INTERPRETATION

The creation of the Pueblo Heritage Museum is a grass roots effort which recognizes the importance of the preservation and interpretation of the diverse ethnic and historical heritage of Pueblo and Southeastern Colorado. Target audiences include school groups, families, scholars, and tourists to the area.

RESEARCH

The Pueblo County Historical Society manages a research library on the second floor of the building.

Museum Exhibits