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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
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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It's a great kid place...young or old!

This place has some hands on thing for the kids to enjoy and very educational as well. Lots of area history...and don't miss the tornado!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place has some hands on thing for the kids to enjoy and very educational as well. Lots of area history...and don't miss the tornado!!

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Thank Brickrider
Westminster, Colorado
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60 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent museum with tons of stuff to do for the kids. Lots of musical instruments, science, animal and history exhibits. You can spend a lot of time here. The price is very good as well.

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Thank John V
Fort Collins, Colorado
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to occupy a few hours with kids. It is very interactive and fairly different from other childrens' museums. There are several small critters to look at and learn about, including an interactive live ferret exhibit. There is also a large collection of unique musical instruments that the kids can play with and learn how sound... More 

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Colorado
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it. Some hands on geeky science stuff--WONDERFUL-- which keeps my interest and some local history I didn't know. The BEST was the side by side taxidermed bison and the bison skeleton. I spent twenty minutes poring over and comparing them.

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Thank Cheri H
Fort Collins, Colorado
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very interactive children's museum. The kids (about age 5) basically ran around the building for the first hour we visited, unsure of where they wanted to go next and bursting with excitement. The music area is a highlight. Kids (and adults) can play on guitars and drums, xylophones, and in a synthetic beat making room. Another highlight is the... More 

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Owego, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here is the context: 1) We have a 3 year old granddaughter, who we take there often. 2) I am a semi-professional musician (going on 50+ years) 3) My wife is a retired kindergarten teacher. Bottom line - this is a great place to "discover" - I wanted to say have fun, but you can have fun when you discover... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fun space for families! Lots of great activities primarily in the sound section. Lots of volunteers. Clean and well maintained areas. Lots of space and room to move around.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Can't say enough about this place. We take my grandson there several times a year and never get through the whole facility. He loves the giant train set and we have to tear him away from it. Then he gets into all the other exhibits and interactive features. It is always a welcome outing.

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Thank John T
Fort Collins, Colorado
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I became a member since this place opened. My granddaughters love it here! Lots to do and learn. They change exhibits often.

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Thank paflutie
Fort Collins, Colorado
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This museum is primarily designed to introduce children to development of science and culture through time. It is fun for both kids, parents and grand parents. Many displays can be handled and tried, such as different musical instruments, designs, etc. A good place to spend a few hours with out of town guests and their children.

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