School Tours

Students get hand=on experience with a docent in a pioneer wash-day. Image, K.R. Burke

Under the direction of  Deanne Sanders who schedules school tours, MMW hosted students from local schools for a series of  field trips. The program. which was temporarily halted when Covid restrictions were in place, continues through the school year, then resume again in the fall.

Tour guide and board member Doug Toney shares history with student group about Montrose’ first railroad depot, which now resides at MMW. Image K.R. Burke

Two-hour tours are divided into 15-minute segments, with students, accompanied by teachers and parent chaperones, stopping at “stations” manned by costumed docents, where they learn about life and practices in the old west.