White River Museum

Visit the past and explore our local history!

One hundred years ago Meeker, Colorado was a typical western town of frame buildings and dirt roads. Today it is a special, thriving community. Take a trip into the past with us by visiting the White River Museum!

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Welcome to the Rio Blanco County Historical Society

Our mission is to preserve the rich heritage of the White River Valley by capturing oral history, maintaining the White River Museum — which houses numerous artifacts and collections from local pioneers — protecting and interpreting historic sites and providing historic education.

White River Museum Hours

SUMMER: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Saturday; 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
WINTER: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Saturday; 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

In light of COVID-19, private tours can be arranged by appointment during non-public hours.
970-878-9982 or 970-388-7164

If you would like to make a donation to the museum, please click here. Thank you!

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION: During the coronavirus pandemic, to protect museum staff and patrons and to comply with public health guidelines, museum visitors will be limited to 10 persons unless they are all in one party (e.g. family group). Face coverings are needed for staff and guests. All visitors and staff are asked to maintain physical distancing as much as possible. Staff is regularly cleaning and sanitizing frequently touched surfaces.
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