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.
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.
History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
If the heart of a great museum is its subject, then the Denver Firefighters Museum is truly one of the greatest in the world! The Museum offers not only outstanding exhibits on the history of firefighting in Denver focusing on the Denver Fire Department, but innovative and exciting hands-on activities that allow visitors to interact with the traditional exhibits. From groundbreaking state-of-the-art gallery space to engaging programs and special events, there is always something new to explore.
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.
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, 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.
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
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.
Crested Butte, Colorado
History, Library, Specialized
The Mountain Bike Hall of Fame and Museum (MBHOF) is located in downtown Crested Butte at 331 Elk Avenue within the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum. Our biking museum houses items of memorabilia, including vintage bikes, components, classic photos, press clippings and highlights from historic races and events.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Children's, Culture, History, Library, Science, Specialized
The Kids Zone teaches kids about money the way they learn best: by doing and playing. Through fun activities, interactive exhibits and FREE classes, children can pick up basic and advanced concepts - from how to make change to understanding monetary systems. The exhibits teach children about history, geography, trade, art, world cultures and more.
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.
Rocky Ford, Colorado
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park, Specialized
EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF ROCKY FORD and life in the Arkansas Valley at the Rocky Ford Historical Museum. Housed in a Carnegie Public Library built in 1908, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Museum takes a broad look at the area history from 1878 to date. The collection includes objects documenting the Arkansas Valley Fair, Watermelon Day, the sugar industry and the everyday life of the people of the Arkansas Valley.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Culture, History, Library, Science, Specialized
The Western Museum of Mining & Industry is always coming up with new, exciting programs. We offer regular tours at 10 am and 1pm, gold panning, hands-on exhibits, operable steam engines and special events. Visit our website at www.wmmi.org for a list of up coming events.