• May 18th, 2024
  • Saturday, 09:28:28 AM

History Colorado Kicks Off Summer with Free Kids’ Admission

Photo: Courtesy History Colorado History Colorado is offering free kid’s admission at all eight museums around the state.

Families looking for fun activities during the summer, look no further! History Colorado is offering free admission at all eight museums around the state.

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, families living in or visiting Colorado can enjoy free youth admission at History Colorado museums statewide.

At all History Colorado museums — the History Colorado Center in Denver, El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo, Trinidad History Museum in Trinidad, Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center in Fort Garland, the Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabin in Leadville, Fort Vasquez Museum in Platteville, Ute Indian Museum in Montrose, and the Center for Colorado Women’s History at the Byers-Evans House in Denver — visitors 18 and under can enjoy free admission. From historic homes to adobe forts, each museum tells the history of Colorado’s many cultures and prominent figures.

-History Colorado Center in Denver, visitors can explore the new summer pop-up installation Wildflowers, Wild Places with giant flowers and beehive or the visit the recent exhibition Written on the Land, featuring artifacts and hands-on activities telling the history and living culture of the Ute people

-Trinidad History Museum, visitors can see the new Borderlands of Southern Colorado: Remedios, Medicine and Health exhibition

-Center for Colorado Women’s History in Denver, visitors can learn about the stories of women’s struggles for equity in the workplace in the Women/Work/Justice exhibition

-At our museums in Pueblo and Platteville, families and children can participate in hands-on activities like tortilla making and adobe construction nearly every day at both El Pueblo History Museum and Fort Vasquez Museum

Summertime will be filled with lots of exciting exhibits and events. Colorado Day is celebrated every year on August 1 and includes FREE admission for all of our visitors at all of our museums. Enjoy birthday cake and fun activities!

Visit our website for offer terms and to learn more about the various museums’ pricing and hours. Free kids’ admission offers expire September 2, 2019.

History Colorado’s mission is to create a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past. We serve as the state’s memory, preserving the places, stories and material culture of Colorado through the History Colorado Center and statewide Community Museums, educational programs, historic preservation grants, research library, collections and outreach to Colorado communities. Visit HistoryColorado.org, or call 303-HISTORY, for more information.