The museum is home to the world’s largest self-supported log ceiling, but there is more to museum than just its architecture. Many of our visitors are often blown away by the Native American and Western […]
Visitors are often stunned by the original artwork from the “Taos Six” hanging in our Taos Founders Room. Museums in small towns like La Junta usually do not carry original work from such significant artists. […]
Since 1950, the Koshare Youth Hostel has been hosting scout troops, school groups, and youth organizations from all parts of the world. The hostel is an extremely popular stop for Boy Scout Troops traveling to […]
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The Koshare Story
On November 11, 1949, the Koshare Museum opened its doors to the public. From the day of the grand opening, this was no ordinary place. The dream of this museum began well before the official opening; it began at the bottom of the Great Depression with a group of young Boy Scouts whose spirit of determination, desire, and passion created the most extraordinary youth-built-museum in this country... [Learn More]