Hours Location & Admission

Museum Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm (open late!)
The Museum Café: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Closed Monday & Holidays

The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Fourth of July & Thanksgiving Day.

💡 For a quieter museum experience, try visiting after lunchtime during the week!

Visiting with a Group?

Discounts are available for groups of 15 people or more who give 72 hours notice of their visit.
Please contact Visitor Services at 970-221-6738 for more information and to schedule your visit.

For information about school field trips visit our School Groups & Field Trips page.

Archive Hours

Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
The Archive is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Visit the online History Connection database.

Directions & Parking

The museum is located on Mason Court, at the intersection of Cherry and Mason Streets. Parking is free at the museum, and overflow parking is available along Cherry Street. The Civic Center Parking Structure is a short walk to the south at the corner of Laporte and Mason Streets.

The museum is also easily reachable via public transportation Transfort’s Downtown Transit Center (which is a block south of the museum on Mason Street) and by bicycle via the Poudre River Bike Trail.

Go Green: Pedal & Paddle Discount

Consider a green mode of transportation as you plan your visit to the museum. When you arrive by any of the following means, just let the Discovery Agent at the Welcome Desk know and receive 10% off general admission for that day!

1️⃣ Rode your bike to the museum
2️⃣ Walked to the museum
3️⃣ Paddled or tubed via the Poudre River
4️⃣ Used the Pace Bike Share, with a station conveniently located here at the museum
5️⃣ Hopped on any of the Transfort buses (including the MAX) to the Downtown Transit Center, which is a short walk away

General Admission Prices

Adult: $12.50

Senior: $9.50

Student (with valid ID): $9.50

Youth (ages 3-18): $9.50

Child 0-2: FREE

Members: FREE

Digital Dome Prices

Member: $2.00

Non-Member: $4.00

Admission to the Archive, Rooftop Observation Deck, The Museum Store & The Museum Café is always free.