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56. Tour the Historic Avery House

If you’re a history buff, love museums, or are looking for something to do next time your parents come to town, check out the Historic Avery House located on the corner of Mountain Ave. and Meldrum. The home is made of sandstone mined from local quarries and was originally purchased for $3,000 in 1879 by [...]

29. The Heritage Courtyard

The Heritage Courtyard is a great place to go for a quick local history fix. It’s part of the Fort Collins Museum & Discovery Science Center right next to the downtown Poudre River Public Library.  You’ve seen it if you’ve ever noticed the white tepee out of the corner of your eye on Mathews St. [...]

19. Visit the University Art Museum

One of the great benefits of living in a college town is the abundance of art and entertainment that are available to the general public. The University Art Museum is one of those places. It’s a perfect place to satisfy that artistic craving that pops up every once and a while. I know, for some [...]