History Colorado Offers Free Memberships to Colorado Fourth Graders

June 9, 2021

DID YOU KNOW? History Colorado offers free memberships to all Colorado fourth-grade students and their families. Registration is open at

Designed to support learning our state’s history through their fourth-grade curriculum, the History Buff program includes admission to all eight History Colorado museums for students and their families (two adults and up to three additional children), a free child ticket to the Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park® with the purchase of an adult ticket (one-time use only), and discounts on programs and camps.

Once you become a member, make your reservation to visit any of the following museums:

All Colorado students entering fourth grade in the 2022-2023 school year, including homeschool equivalent students, are eligible for the History Buff program. Membership will be valid through August 31, 2023.

Several attractions await the new class of History Buffs. At the History Colorado Center, Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City is a new time-traveling adventure about the Mile High City’s past, present, and future of architecture and urban planning. A brand new maker space is also open where guests can create a keepsake to take home or leave a creation to be displayed in museum cases.

On the Western Slope, the Ute Indian Museum has just completed its new ethnobotany garden of native plants and has new additions to its core exhibition created with tribal partners. The 2022 season at the Georgetown Loop Railroad® is underway with safe, refreshing open-air cars.

A full slate of History Colorado events and programs statewide is available at

*Fort Vasquez is closed to the public at this time; a reopen date is not currently available.

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