Fort Collins, Colorado
Archaeology, Art, General, History, Science, Specialized, University
The Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising is Colorado State University’s historic costume and textiles collection. Its mission is the exploration of the aesthetic, social, cultural and physical significance of textiles, dress and interior furnishings. The collection originated in the early 1950s as a small faculty teaching resource in the former Department of Home Economics; until 2009, storage and exhibition space in the Gustafson Gallery were housed in the Gifford Building.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park, Specialized
The 30+ buildings set amid beautiful landscaping on 8 acres give the feel of a reproduction village showcasing how early Greeley and Weld County settlers lived, worked, played and worshipped. The High Plains area features Native American tipis, a homesteaders shack, chuck wagon and Warren Monfort farmhouse, where the 'Cattle Trails and Tales' exhibit traces the birth of the meat packing industry in Greeley.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Planetarium, Science
A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe.
Fort Morgan, Colorado
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Nature Centers, Park
The Fort Morgan Museum tells the story of Fort Morgan, Morgan County, and NE Colorado. We have bones, arrowheads, an amazing soda fountain and many more items as part of our permanent exhibits.
Fort Collins, Colorado
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Science, Specialized, University
The Gustafson Gallery features regular exhibitions of creative student and faculty apparel design and merchandising scholarship.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Science
True Colorado experiences come alive at the History Colorado Center! The landscape of Colorado was shaped over millions of years. Its natural beauty is diverse and unmatched.
Its people? They're just as distinctive. Visitors of all ages will experience Colorado's rich history from a whole new perspective in exhibitions that blend technology, artifacts and environments to shape compelling stories.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
Hotel de Paris founder Louis Dupuy, a native of Alencon, France, is considered the father of domestic science (today, we call it home economics). Dupuy's luxurious Norman-style inn made culinary history throughout the Western United States of America.
Hotel de Paris Museum (HdPM) was Georgetown's first museum and created an interest in historic preservation in the Georgetown and Silver Plume communities.
Archaeology, General, History, Library, Science, Specialized
Located in the famous 1880's silver mining boomtown of Leadville, Colorado at the top of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum is a monument to the memory of the men and women who pioneered the discovery, development and processing of our nation's natural resources. Mining's colorful history is showcased throughout the facility.
Archaeology, Culture, General, Historic House, Military, Park
At the Overland Trail Museum, located on Highway 6, east of the South Platte River in northeastern Colorado, your family can travel back in time and imagine themselves as part of the historic migration of gold seekers and early pioneers. Built in 1936, the museum was named after the Overland Trail stage route that branched off from the Oregon Trail in Nebraska and followed the south bank of the South Platte River through northeastern Colorado.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The mission of the Society is to maintain a repository for the preservation of the history of the Surface Creek Valley and to operate and maintain Pioneer Town for the education and enjoyment of the public
Woodland Park, Colorado
Archaeology, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Visitors to the center enjoy its wide collection of fossilized animals from the late Cretaceous period. A movie in the center's theater shows how scientists dig up fossils and get them ready for display. Even better, visitors can peer through windows into the paleo lab and watch specimens being prepared.