Wray Museum : Programs & Events

Research Station & Materials

The Wray Museum's Research Station offers access to a variety of research materials.  A variety of books, local newspaper obituaries and family histories are available for genealogy research.  Those who are interested in local history can find books by local authors and books about area history that are hard to find.

Guest Speakers and Special Events

Throughout the year, the Wray Museum host a variety of guest speakers, including book signing by authors. The Museum hosts an annual Valentine Day Tea every year featuring a special program and have their annual Holiday Home Tour in December. Check out the City of Wray Events Calendar for more information and upcoming dates.

The Wray Genealogy Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 pm at the Wray Museum for workshops on tracing your family tree. These workshops are open to the public and anyone interested in learning about oral history, tracing their family heritage, or just learning more about genealogy are encourage to attend.

Valentine's Day Tea

2009 Young Historians VIP Party w/
Dr. Ming of NASA
2009 Huck Finn Fishing Day

After School Programs

In the fall the Wray Museum offers an after school program for children. These programs were created to increase public awareness of the Wray Museum and give students a much more hands on experience that is not available during regular hours. Each session is designed to help the participant connect with history and science taught in the classroom on a local level. There is no fee for these programs but children need to register. The registration form can be mailed or dropped off at the Wray Museum prior to the first meeting date. 2015 program -- Prevailing in a Perilous Period, the 1930s will start in September of 2015.

2016 program – “Wray, Colorado: The Village of Yesterday, the Town of Today, and the City of Tomorrow” will start in September of 2016. Watch for upcoming registration in August.

2009 After School Program Participants

The Sandhill Dancers

The Colorado Division of Wildlife, The Wray Museum, East Yuma County Historical Society and the Wray Chamber of Commerce sponsor the Greater Prairie Chicken Viewing Tours every spring. See these awesome birds, watch them do their interesting dance and hear their distinctive "booming"sounds.

For information and reservations contact the Wray Chamber of Commerce, 970-332-3484 or Wray Museum, 970-332-5063

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