Visitor Center

The Weldon and Rosalie Weekley Visitor Center and Store is closed for the season and will be ready to welcome guests in early June 2024.

Opening Hours

10 am -5 pm, early June – August 31st

10 am – 4 pm, September 1st – 30th*

*closed for tours between 11 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 3 pm


We maintain historical and scientific displays, an interactive table, RMBL merchandise, scientific and educational books, maps, snacks, and drinks.

Please Note: Dogs are only allowed on the county road due to the many animals and plants being studied in and around the townsite.

Email: for more details regarding programs and retail merchandise.

Phone number: 970-349-7156.

2024 Summer Tours at the Visitor Center

Daily Townsite Tours

The Visitor Center staff is offering Gothic townsite tours covering RMBL science and mining history daily from 11 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm.

No reservations are necessary unless you are bringing a larger group (exceeding 8 people).  Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts, and we will have you sign a liability waiver.

We have a suggested donation of $20 for adults and $10 for kids (12 and under).

Guests on a Visitor Center Tour