MUSEUMS

Trinidad is the proud home to several museums focused on promoting and showcasing various art forms and information on different aspects of Trinidad's culture and history, ranging from western art to art cars. Peruse the listings below to learn more about each one and please contact us with any questions! 

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Art Cartopia Museum

2702 Freedom Road

Trinidad, CO 81082

719.846.3473

www.artcartopia.com

Art Cartopia is an art car museum based in Trinidad, CO that evolved out of its yearly art car parade, ArtoCade. Visitors can see and learn about the 25+ art cars in its collection, peruse the gift shop and art gallery, and participate in various workshops and art-making activities. 

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A.R. Mitchell Museum of Western Art

150 E. Main St.

Trinidad, CO 81082

719.846.4224

www.armitchellemuseum.com

The A.R. Mitchell is named for Arther Roy Mitchell, a renowned artist focused in western art. Visitors are able to view a vast number of his paintings and other art, as well as early Hispanic traditional and religious art and Native American art. Art works by local artists are available for purchase in the gift shop. 

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Trinidad History Museum

312 E. Main St. 

Trinidad, CO 81082

719.846.7217

www.historycolorado.org/trinidad-history-museum

Explore Trinidad's past, present, and future in this beautiful museum, featuring the historic Bloom Mansion and Baca House, built in the late 19th century and situated together in Trinidad's Historic District. 

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Miners Museum

305 W. Main St. 

Trinidad, CO 81082

Visit this museum and gathering place to learn more about the rich mining history of Trinidad and view various artifacts and original works of art focused on miners, their lives, and mining culture. 

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Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum

600 Prospect Street

Trinidad, CO 81082

719.846.5508

https://trinidadstate.edu/archaeology-museum/index.html

Visit this small but impressively curated natural history museum located on Trinidad State's beautiful campus to learn more about the prehistoric creatures who once thrived in the area. The museum features dinosaur bones, fossils, mammoth tusk, and other artifacts.