Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center

612 Royal Gorge Blvd.
Cañon City, CO 81212
(719) 269-9036


Florence Pioneer Museum

100 E Front Street
Florence, CO 81226
(719) 784-1904

The mission of the Florence Pioneed Museum is to “collect, preserve and interpret the rich historical heritage of Florence, Colorado, the surrounding mining towns, and eastern Fremont County.” The rich oil and coal mining history of the area is well-preserved here.


Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience

44895 W US Highway 50
Cañon City, CO 81212 

Interactive museum for kids with a life-size dinosaur park, indoor displays, theater, playground, gift shop, & ropes course.

Colorado Prison Museum

201 N 1st Street
Cañon City, CO 81212 

This interesting museum is located in what was once the state women’s prison. It is adjacent to the Colorado Territorial Correctional Facility. Exhibits at the Museum cover over 140 years of history, depicting prison life from early Territorial Prison days forward.