Art, Children's, Culture, General
As a noncollecting institution, the Aspen Art Museum presents contemporary art exhibitions that include drawings, paintings, sculptures, multimedia installations, and electronic media.
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.
Culture, General, History, Library, Military
The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave occupies a 65 acre site on top of Lookout Mountain. It includes the grave site of Buffalo Bill as well as museum and large gift shop. The museum includes exhibits about Buffalo Bill's life and times. Exhibits feature artifacts used by Buffalo Bill and Wild West show performers, Indian artifacts, and firearms. The site affords a spectacular view of Denver and the Colorado Rockies. It includes the largest museum gift shop in Colorado.
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.
Children's, General, History, Historical Society, Specialized
There's something amazing about trains. The familiar whistle has always promised adventure. The gentle rock of the rails has set the rhythm of our lives. Experience it again at the Colorado Railroad Museum with over 100 narrow and standard gauge steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, cabooses and G-scale garden railway on our 15-acre railyard.
Also, see our exhibit galleries, renowned library, roundhouse restoration facility and working turntable.
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Museum is situated on 2½ acres of landscaped grounds. Historic Buildings include the Living Springs School (1891), Homestead House (1910), Wolf Creek School (1904), and the Strasburg Union Pacific Railroad Depot (1917). All are furnished with period artifacts.
Cripple Creek, Colorado
General, History, Historic House
Three Buildings Filled With Cripple Creek Gold Rush History ~ Great Artifacts ~ Victorian Rooms ~ Gift Shop
Turn-of-the-Century Assay Office ~ Historical Photos of Gold Rush History ~ Online Digital Photo Archives
Art, Children's, Culture, General, Library
The view is always changing at the Denver Art Museum. In our exhibition and collection galleries, you can experience an incredible array of art from around the world. On level seven of the North Building, enjoy a new selection of historic artworks that explore the creation of the West in art. Look for early depictions of the Western frontier, breathtaking landscapes, and intriguing images of cowboys and Indians.
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.
General, History, Library, Military
The Fort Sedgwick Historical Society features collections in two museums: The Depot Museum, housing relics documenting the early pioneer life, and the newer Fort Sedgwick Museum which contains the interpretative displays, Book Corner, Austin Research Room, and society offices.
General, History, Historical Society
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.
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.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Kiowa County Historical Museum maintains an extensive card-file database of early Kiowa County residents, County payment vouchers, and old newspapers to assist anyone searching for early Kiowa County information
General, History, Historic House
This museum always has been operated by volunteers who usually had other fulltime commitments. Our immediate goals are to maintain the exhibits in good condition with interesting information. We are developing an audio tour. Longterm, we hope to add exhibit space and acquire land to house a country school house donated to the Society. We also want to encourage use of our resources for local and family history researchers.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Located in A.G. Bimson’s historic blacksmith shop and Elmer Carlson’s garage building, the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum brings Berthoud’s heritage to life. An array of exhibits reveals the town and surrounding rural districts as a bustling agricultural center of Colorado since the 1880s.
The high ceiling and original woodwork from the 1930s makes Luther Bean Museum a very special place to visit. It features many unique collectible antiques, a fine arts gallery that includes works of local artists, and the Woodard Collection of artifacts from around the world.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Lyons Redstone Museum (the town’s old schoolhouse built in 1881) is one place in Lyons, Colorado for folks to visit. It features Lyons history in displays, photographs, and genealogy. There is also a book sale and gift shop. The Museum is open daily June through September. Our visitors include tourists, residents, past and present students, and those “seeking their heritage”.
General, History, Historic House, Science, Specialized
Thousands of tenacious miners, living a wild and woolly life in Leadville during the boom era of the late 1800’s and beyond, are often forgotten when more famous (and often infamous) names of past Leadville residents and visitors are mentioned… names like Susan B. Anthony (lectured here for woman’s suffrage), John Henry “Doc” Holliday (dentist-turned-gambler who had his final shoot out here at Hyman’s Saloon), U.S.
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.