and Historical Society

340 High Street

P. O. Box 9, Lyons, Colorado 80540


Open: May - October




EVENTS: The museum offers monthly or bi-monthly talks and special events, which are announced through the town newspapers or the social column linked here. During the annual Good Old Days town-wide event, it puts on an Honors program, involving pioneer families. (takes place the last full weekend in June)

May 4 & 5, 2018 - Musuem will open for History Month

June 30: THE LYONS GOOD OLD DAYS HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THE 5TH SATURDAY, JUNE 30TH, FOR THIS YEAR; (Due to 5 Saturdays in June, with Telluride Festival being on the 4th Saturday, due to the Chamber of Commerce using Planet Bluegrass’s equipment for their Beer Tent and Music fund raiser) it has been changed)  Thru the years, the Lyons Good Old days was held on July 4th; then June 14-15, and they finally settled on the  4th full weekend of June for many years; NOTE: Lyons alumni who will be planning reunions are asked to Note this change, and notify your co-horts.

LYONS REDSTONE MUSEUM will reopen May 2018 on weekends for May History Month.




Take a Drive-by tour of the Lyons Historic District, which features 15 sandstone building (1880-1932) that are designated as a Historic district due to the unique sandstone.  You will enjoy.  Pick up a brochure at the Lyons Visitors Center or the Lyons Redstone Museum or download it here.