The Colt Family in Lyons
Our newest virtual exhibit is here! Follow the Colt family from New York all the way to Colorado and to the building of Trail Ridge Road.
Click here to view the exhibit:
We are happy to report that we have just published a second virtual exhibit: Stories from the Lyons Cemetery. The Lyons Redstone Museum welcomes you to explore Lyons' history on a tour of the Lyons Cemetery and through the stories of some of those buried there.
Experience this new exhibit, a virtual version of the cemetery walking tour presented in 2019, by visiting: https://virmuze.com/m/lyons-redstone-museum
In response to the physical Museum being closed to the public due to COVID-19 pandemic, we just published the Lyons Redstone Museum's first ever Virtual Museum and Virtual Exhibit: Forty Years/Forty Artifacts. There we present the history of Lyons told through the stories of 40 artifacts. The museum exhibit was developed in 2019 to celebrate the Museum's 40th Anniversary. Comprised of objects, photographs, and documents this virtual exhibit showcases the depth and breadth of the Museum’s collections.
To explore, please go to:
(Scroll down and click on the Forty Years / Forty Artifacts exhibit)
Forty Years, Forty Artifacts
Housed in the town's 1881 schoolhouse the Lyons Redstone Museum opened to the public in 1979. 2019 brings the 40th Anniversary of operation and an opportunity to celebrate the history of Lyons as told through the stories of 40 artifacts. The exhibit comprised of objects, photographs, and documents shows the depth and breadth of the museum’s collections.
Several items on display, such as the Long's Peak Road Map and the 1891-1910 Police Register are on display for the first time.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.