Gold: Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and Buell Children’s Museum

210 N. Sante Fe (719) 295-7200

Winning both best museum and art gallery should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the Arts Center. In addition to the seven galleries, their commitment to local artists, and their fantastic travelling exhibits, there also dance classes, music and art lessons, a children’s museum and countless other activities that engage the public and get a dose of culture. With reasonable membership prices, this is a must for people of all ages.

Silver: Rosemont Museum

419 W. 14th St., (719) 545-5290

Bronze: El Pueblo History Museum

301 N. Union, (719) 583-0453