Fort Collins Museum of Discovery
In 2005, voters approved a bond that allowed the expansion and merger between the Fort Collins Museum and Discovery Science Center. With these funds, the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery opened in 2009 with a16,000 square foot main gallery that combines hands-on and artifact-based exhibits with a unique mix of science and history. The Fort Collins Museum's collection totals over 30,000 artifacts. Discovery Science Center houses more than 120 interactive exhibits designed to engage learners of all ages, offers an array of planetarium shows, overnight camp-ins, and classes
Backstory and Context
The museum holds regular events that honor some interesting holidays like National Potato Day.