Fort Collins Museum of Discovery, Fort Collins

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The Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is an interactive science and history museum, dedicated to creating meaningful opportunities to learn, reflect and have fun through hands-on and collections-based explorations in science, history, and culture.
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  • My kids LOVE the black footed ferrets. The exhibit is hands on and well worth the trip if you only see the ferrets.  more »
  • Well designed, hands on museum exhibits for families, as well as special displays and a theater. Our toddler grandson loves to visit often - great place to learn by doing. The only thing I would comme...  more »
  • There's nothing I would ever pay money to see at this museum. The worst museum I've ever visited, due to vapid displays that lack any intriguing qualities. The very worst was the Dinosaur exhibit. It ...  more »
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  • Awesome experience! My nine year old loved it. He didn't want to leave. Definitely a must visit if you have children. Plenty of activities and fun! All the employees were friendly and well trained. Fun times!
  • Overall it was a fun experience. I have young children though 2 and 3 so it was difficult to have them avoid getting on things and touching things. Fortunately there was a play area and one of the museum exhibitions but inside exhibition there were also items were you could not get on and touch which I found pretty odd for having in a play area for children. Some cool setups and my eight-year-old enjoyed being curious.
  • This a fantastic interactive-style museum engaging for all ages. The main area has a fantastic set of exhibits about musical instruments and the science of sound, with lots of interactive opportunities including the full spectrum of musical instruments. They offer 360 degree screen movies in their planetarium theater as well. The gift shop is pretty expensive but all-in-all a great place especially for families.
  • Great, kid-friendly museum. The tot zone has a great train table and water table. The main area has a fantastic set of exhibits about musical instruments and the science of sound, with lots of interactive opportunities. The history of Fort Collins is presented in a less interactive but still engaging way, and the special exhibits are generally good (my toddler enjoyed the photo ark and the history of playgrounds).
  • All day fun!! My 6 year old twins had a blast here and we're very well engaged. Not as engaging for my 3 year old but she hung in there and had a good time. We loved the space and music exhibits. Will definitely recommend.
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