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.
La Junta, Colorado
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Exciting events, the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the McCarty-Fickel Home house museum combine to educate and entertain members and visitors about the area’s original and ongoing development.
Culture, History, Historical Society
The legal history of this land goes back to before this was Prowers County when 1865 as part of a treaty between the United States government and the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes, this became part of a 640 acre parcel of land known as Indian Claim No. 26.
History, Historic House
To foster understanding and appreciation for the unique history of the Boulder region and the resourceful, innovative people who have chosen to live here - a living history that grows with each new generation.
Culture, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Broomfield Depot Museum contains information about the history of Broomfield and the surrounding area.
Buena Vista, Colorado
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.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Culture, History, Historic House
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado
Pagosa Springs, 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.
Idaho Springs, Colorado
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.
Colorado Springs, Colorado