Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Fort Collins  /  Historic Sites  /  Avery House

Avery House, Fort Collins

(4.1/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web)
This exquisite home at 328 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins, Colorado, was built in 1879 and was the family home of Franklin and Sara Avery and their three children. The home was built of sandstone from local quarries and includes a carriage house, large yard, gazebo, and fountain. The Avery House serves as a museum honoring life at the turn of the 19th century. Open for free tours each Saturday & Sunday, 1–4 p.m.

The Avery House is managed by Poudre Landmarks Foundation (https://www.facebook.com/poudre.landmarks?fref=ts). Poudre Landmarks Foundation also manages the 1883 Fort Collins Water Works (https://www.facebook.com/1882.Fort.Collins.Water.Works?fref=ts).
Put Avery House at the forefront of your travel plans using our Fort Collins family vacation planner.
Source
Create a full Fort Collins itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Fort Collins

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Fort Collins by other users

14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 27 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM CANADA June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Fort Collins & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Fort Collins BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Fort Collins BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Philadelphia & Fort Collins BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The group who take care of this house have done an excellent job of preserving its history while keeping it accessible to visitors. They also do a great job of interpreting the house's story. 
  • We were in Fort Collins for a wedding weekend and had all day Saturday to ourselves. After a long walk down Mountain Ave (beautiful neighborhood) we doubled back to check out The Avery House. Nicely r...  more »
  • Happened to be in Ft. Collins. Marsha K was the docent. Excellent tour. She is very knowledgeable. We enjoyed the tour very much; if you visit Ft Collins, definitely visit Avery House to learn about t...  more »