When you think of tulips, where does your mind go? Most people would say the Netherlands. As one of the largest exporters of tulips that’s a logical conclusion. According to the Amsterdam Tulip Museum, in 2014, two billion tulips were exported worldwide. Festivals for the famous flower are hosted each year and a variety of […]
This menu from the archives of the Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center features cuisines and ingredients that were both local to Cañon City and from elsewhere, likely imported by train. It was a perfect companion to the opening of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad (AT&SF) station in Cañon City on January […]
As spring draws near so does the season of yard sales. So here at the museum we have a request! If you have any clothes from bygone years, please keep donating to us in mind. As with most museums, we have many beautiful fancy clothes such as wedding dresses and uniforms. What we DON’T have […]
Did you know the Cañon City Postal Service used to have a mascot? His name was King and he was a constant companion of the mail carriers, which earned him his honorary mascot title. Each year, the postal employees chipped in together to buy King’s dog license. In an article from the Cañon City Daily […]
Join us for our Open House this Thursday, March 1 from 6 PM – 8 PM to celebrate our 90th Birthday! Wander the museum, enjoy some cake, and learn the history of the building and museum. This event is free and open to the public. We look forward to seeing you!