The Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Center are two of the most known and respected organizations in all of Fort Collins, Colorado. There are more than 50,000 visitors who pass through the facilities on a yearly basis. The museum is located at 200 Matthews Street in the Library Park area a few blocks from the historic setting of Old Town Square. The museum provides a hands-on approach to learning and viewing exhibits and science activities. Fun for the entire family can be found at the Fort Collins Museum.
The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and Sundays from 12 pm to 5 pm. The museum is closed on Mondays and all major holidays. Admission rates are reasonable and both children under the age of two and members get in free. Admission on the third Sunday of each month is also free to everyone.
The museum offers activities, exhibits, and a museum store. A What's on Now calendar of events is accessible via the web and a programs and events list can be picked up at the museum's information desk. While visiting the museum, guests often tour the outdoor Heritage Courtyard and the Local History Archive. Admission to those facilities is free of charge.