Worth stopping to see if you are a history buff. Tour is self-guided and only takes an hour at the most. Well preserved and displays are explained in just enough detail.
Happened to come along this fort and happy we did. For a small fee, one can learn about the history of the soldiers that protected the western communities. The museum is very well done with authentic displays, pictures and artifacts. The tour is self-guided throughout the fort.
We had no plans to visit but after passing we had to stop. Very nice host and prices was not much( i think 5.00 for adults) plus a sr discount. Self guided and lots of history and items to see. Very well preserved and enjoyed our stopped. Lots of books and items in the gift shop.
This is a must-see for anybody traveling in the San Luis Valley. The State Historical Society of Colorado has greatly updated the interior exhibits in the buildings and it is much more detailed than ever before. Allow at least an hour to be able to see all the different exhibits.
Have visited many times, never gets old if you love western history especially Colorado history. There is a fee of 5 dollars, a nice gift shop and LOTS of books. It is a self guided tour of the fort, some buildings are original and some rebuilt. You can see how life for the soldiers was. There is a short film... 更多
After visit Bent's Old Fort several hours east of Fort Garland, we decided to take a chance at another fort/museum visit. This one was also a great success. Self-guided tour, but the office/shop personnel are knowledgeable and can answer many questions. Several of the buildings are original, with restoration early in the last century, others completely rebuilt. Nice Kit Carson... 更多
This museum is probably not for everyone. It tells the story of the U.S. Army's effort to protect settlers during a period of turbulence with the indigenous peoples. It also offers a good view of the "demanding" life at a small military post in the American southwest. It does not take long to the tour the fort and read the... 更多