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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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FANTASTIC way to learn a lot -- young and old alike!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Janet T
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Granville, Ohio
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Granville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Greeley, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful visit to the museum with our 2 grandkids. So many wonderful things to do especially the music area. This will be the first of many visits.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This place has SO many cool things to do! You can jam out on the virtual instruments, learn about Fort Collins, and many more! For a kid, it is a very fun place to bring friends and do all sorts of cool stuff! At there is an amazing coffee shop right next to it for the parents... 😜

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

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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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 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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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 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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