EDUCATION & EVENTS

Education is a key link to our mission statement. We pride ourselves in sharing ranching heritage information with families seeking knowledge about their ancestry around our community. Private museum tours are available, allowing us to customize your experience while connecting you to your family's heritage.

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Current EventS

2021

JAILHOUSE ROCK
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Time: TBA
A "moving", non-profit-inspired evening of shakedowns, lock-ups, and bailouts near the historic 1908, 100-ton Jail with musical entertainment, food, drink, and frivolities as we all come together to raise funds necessary to move and save Our Jail. Donations towards this effort are state tax-credit, tax-deductible.

OCRHM MUSEUM GALLERY SHOW
September 24 – October 13, 2021
During Regular Museum Hours
"How an Iron Lung Found Its Home in Ridgway: Polio, Survivors, and the End of an Epidemic"
Special Guest Speakers/Guests during Ridgway Old West Fest (ROWF), Times TBA Sept. 24-26

RIDGWAY OLD WEST FEST (ROWF)
September 24 – September 26, 2021
Time: TBA
2nd Annual Craftsman Leather Gallery Museum Show
Packing Mules Demonstration

MUSEUM TOURS

The museum's library of reference books is available for use by families researching their personal history of Ouray County.

 

Please contact the Ouray County Ranch History Museum for a customized tour:

ocrhm.museum@gmail.com

or 970-316-1085.

Hands-on demonstrations are also offered.

These tours require an appointment.

Fee TBD.

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