Fort Garland

Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center

Fort Garland was built in 1858, ten years after the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, during American expansion into the west. Today, visitors can explore life in a nineteenth century military fort by walking the parade grounds and touring five of the original adobe buildings. Learn about the Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th Cavalry who were stationed at the Fort from 1876 to 1879. Discover Colorado’s role in the Civil War in the West exhibit. Rich in military history, Fort Garland highlights the women and children who brought a bit of home to the fort. From the Fort, plan a visit to Pike's Stockade, where Zebulon Pike and his men camped in the early 1800s.

Pike's Stockade will be closed for the 2019 season. Stay tuned for more information!

Horas

Daily: 9 am – 5 pm

March 1 - October 31: Everyday 9 am - 5 pm

November 1 to February 28: Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

“More historic places like this need to exist! You’re free to walk around the beautiful and scenic grounds of the fort, and explore and imagine what life was like for the men and women who lived here over a hundred years ago. I highly recommend everyone come check out this unique, wonderfully preserved part of American history.” - reviewer on Google

Horas

Daily: 9 am – 5 pm

March 1 - October 31: Everyday 9 am - 5 pm

November 1 to February 28: Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm

 

“More historic places like this need to exist! You’re free to walk around the beautiful and scenic grounds of the fort, and explore and imagine what life was like for the men and women who lived here over a hundred years ago. I highly recommend everyone come check out this unique, wonderfully preserved part of American history.” - reviewer on Google