About Francisco Fort Museum
Francisco Fort Museum is a collection of buildings, artifacts, and collections located in La Veta, Colorado, in the historic Huerfano County region. Founded in 1958, the museum is situated on the site of the original adobe fort, built in 1862. The exhibits and artifacts in our collection give a fascinating glimpse into the history, culture, and traditions of the area. The Francisco Fort is the only original and complete adobe fort still standing in Colorado.
The Fort Francisco museums and grounds are owned by the town of La Veta. The artifacts are owned by the Huerfano County Historical Society. Francisco Fort Museum is a member of the San Luis Valley Museum Association and the Pike National Historic Trail Association.
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