Hours, Location, Admission

The museum is reopening! In order to discover safer together, the museum has instituted a timed ticketing system. For more information and to purchase or reserve tickets, please visit fcmod.org/reopening.

Museum Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm
The Museum Café: Currently Closed
Closed Monday & Holidays

The museum is closed on January 1, July 4, Thanksgiving Day, December 24, and December 25.

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.

At this time, the museum is not accepting group reservations.

Archive Hours

Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
The Archive is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

Visit the online History Connection database.

To visit the Archive, please make an appointment.

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!

  • Rode your bike to the museum
  • Walked to the museum
  • Paddled or tubed via the Poudre River
  • Used the Pace Bike Share, with a station conveniently located here at the museum
  • 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

The Dome is currently closed.

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

The Museum Café is currently closed. Water fountains have been shut off and no food or drink is permitted in the building.