A blast through the past

History Seekers

A day trip exploring history in downtown Trinidad

Take a trip through downtown Trinidad and explore some of the hidden historical gems. 

If you’re a history buff who loves learning about Colorado’s past and you want to take an afternoon exploring Trinidad, Colorado. Then this is the perfect adventure for you.

Explore the Museum
the historic Bloom Mansion & Baca House

Explore the Trinidad Museum

The Trinidad museum encompasses a whole square block of Downtown Trinidad including the Bloom mansion (pictured to the left), the Baca-Bloom Heritage Gardens ( a beautiful garden just outside the mansion), and two other other buildings right on the edges of the property. 

For an update to date list on all current exhibits, check out the historycolorado.org website

Important things to know
Grab a bite to eat
Trinidad Restaurants

Grab a bite to eat

Explore local downtown Trinidad cuisine. Here are some restaurants that are within this area:

Explore the Exhibit
A.r Mitchell Museum of Western Art

The Art of the West

Western art and collectibles, Native American art and artifacts, Hispanic traditional and religious art displayed in an authentic turn-of-the-century building

Explore western art in the A.R Mitchell Museum. The museum boosts a large collection of more than 350 art pieces where you can explore western culture through the eyes of an artist. The museum primarily has art by Arthur Roy Mitchell, who became famous from 1920s to the 1940s for this iconic western pulp magazine covers. 

Before you go: