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Fort Collins Museum of Discovery

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Address: 408 Mason Ct, Fort Collins, CO 80524-4421
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+1 970-221-6738
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Great For Children of All Ages

Incredible museum, especially considering the size of the town. My toddler s love you he's water table, huge train table, dress up area, and the fish and amphibious area. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Katrina K
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible museum, especially considering the size of the town. My toddler s love you he's water table, huge train table, dress up area, and the fish and amphibious area. There is also an amazing music area that would be great for older kids. My children love this spot.

Thank Katrina K
Branchburg, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cousin is a member here and brought us last week. Our 16 month old LOVED wandering around, and it was a perfect environment for him to explore and play. The staff was tremendously friendly, and although they were closing early on the evening we were there, they let us stay as long as we wanted. If we had another... More 

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Evans, Colorado
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has so much to offer and is a great place to take the whole family. There is so much that is hands on that both kids and adults can experience and there is always something new to check out each time.

Thank wranglernwss
Belen, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took our three granddaughters there as part of a mini vacation. Students from a local coldly had interactive displays to teach the kids how their lungs work, how hard their heart works, how food is digested, etc. some had make and takes. The girls loved every exhibit and activity. So many hands on things to do. No waiting even on... More 

Thank thequeenmum
Beaver Creek, Colorado
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent almost three hours at this wonderful museum on a weekend visit to Fort Collins. The museum has tons of interactive exhibits on a wide variety of topics from me history, to music to science and more. Our 14 year old son loved all the opportunities to play musical instruments: guitar, drums, trumpet, cello and piano. Our 12 year... More 

Thank mfnoble
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We went with our 8 and 12 year old kids. They loved getting to play all of the different instruments and the shadow wall best, truthfully we did too! The price is very reasonable for a few hours of hands on entertainment. They also have a traveling exhibit and dome theater that we enjoyed. It was cold and rainy the... More 

Thank Melissa C
Aspen, Colorado
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The museum has ample parking and for the folks with Battery cars- recharging station. Bunch of hands on experiments- though young as museum goes a fine collection- ranging from a lot of disciplines of all 5 senses -Nice deck on top-- I will go back

Thank radocarsnowplow
Granville, Ohio
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

My husband and I were so impressed by our half day at the FoCo Museum of Discovery. What a wonderful gem, especially for such a moderately small town. Its standing exhibits are great fun and quite diverse, from music to Colorado history. But we happened to visit during a special exhibit, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs. Phenomenal! This... More 

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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun. I think it's primarily for smaller children but my teenage son and my wife both loved it. The museum has several parts to it. It has a music/sound part, a local history and wildlife part, and a special attraction area showing pterosaurs. We were so impressed, we ended up buying a membership which is... More 

Thank DanBecJon
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

At first I thought this would be kind of boring because I thought it was a children's museum. I go there by myself now! It is so interactive and there is so much to learn. This is a great place to visit no matter how old you are.

Thank Stacie L

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