The museum offers special events throughout the year. Below are the events for 2020. Feel free to contact the museum for specific questions. We look forward to having you join us. 

Upcoming MUSEUM Events for 2020

  • Fifth Annual Historical Ranch Tour of the Dallas Divide Area

July 25, 2020 Has Been Postponed

Further Information Will Be Forthcoming

  • September 25-27, 2020

Regional Leather Artisans Gallery Show

Blacksmith Demonstration, Mule Packing Demonstration,

Leatherworking Demonstrations from Accomplished Regional Craftsmen

Showcased at Ranch History Museum and Museum Acreage (North of OCRHM)


Our newly assorted bookstore offers books written by local authors and ranchers.

Stop by our Gift Shop to view our selection and learn more about Ranching Heritage in the San Juan mountains.

True Grit: A 50-Year Tribute

$26.80 (Includes S&H)

128-Page Book

True Grit Kit

Limited Edition - $55

(Including S&H: $68)

True Grit package of movie locations and more offered: The OC Ranch History Museum has created a 50th Anniversary True Grit Audio and Keepsake Collection showcasing 1) a beautiful, limited-edition True Grit 24” x 24” scarf (two color choices) mapping out all of the county’s filming locations, 2) a photo booklet of each site including helpful driving directions, 3) one of the original Black & White True Grit movie test shot photographs from the museum’s extensive collection, 4) and an audio CD of locals sharing their memories who worked for Paramount or were extras in the September 1968 movie filmed in Ridgway and surrounding areas. Perfect for visiting guests to use for a self-guided outing.

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