John W. Rawlings Heritage Center



560 Bent Avenue, Las Animas, CO  81054



We are proud to announce that the Museum is now open for business! Hours are Tuesday 9am – 4pm; Tuesday – Friday Noon to 4pm; and Saturday noon-4pm. We are CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY, but available for private tours by appointment. Come and see our new additions – the volunteers have been busy. Ken Curtis in military uniform will welcome you! Boggsville Historical Site, with self-guided interpretive tour, is open daily year-round. The historic Boggs and Prowers houses with visitor center are open Tuesday – Saturday from 11am to 4pm. Call 456-6066 with any questions.



Come In and Visit Our VR/3D Tour of the Museum

The John W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum is a dynamic place where history and culture come together to be experienced by a multi generational audience. Historic exhibits and events will interpret the influence of Bent County on the growth of the state and region. The facility serves as headquarters of the Bent County Historical Society where historical artifacts are displayed, preserved, documented, and interpreted for the public.

Open to the Public

Hours are Tuesday 9am – 4pm; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday noon-4pm. We are CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

Admission are Adults, Seniors and Students $5.00

Children 6 to 12 $4.00

Active Military with ID Free

Groups of 10 $3.00 per person


Come Play The Oregon Trail Game

Click Picture Above To Play “PC Only”




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