Ute Indian Museum Field Trips

Through our engaging and interactive educational programs, students of all ages can come away with a meaningful experience that connects them to the history and living culture of the Ute people.

  • Standards: All of our school programs align with Colorado Academic Standards. Please ask for a list of standards addressed by our school tours. Email carly.jones@state.co.us.
  • Follow-Up: We provide follow-up activities to continue your learning experience beyond the museum.

Enjoy any or all of these tours. Each tour can be tailored to the specific needs of your students.

  • Ute Arts & Culture: In this tour, students will learn Ute loom beading techniques used by Ute artisans to make their own beaded bracelet while learning about the rich history and culture of the Ute people. This tour will look at the heritage of the Ute people and celebrate their continuing legacy. The tour includes a scavenger hunt through the museum.
    2 hours, grades 4-12, $7 per student
  • Jr. Archaeologist: In this program, students will look at the traces left behind by the early Ute people through the lens of an archaeologist. They will have the opportunity to get dirty looking for artifacts in their own dig site, learn the importance of heritage conservation, and discover some of the hidden meaning behind Native American Rock Art. The tour includes a scavenger hunt through the museum.
    90 minutes, grades 2-6, $5 per student
  • Look, Listen, Do: This tour is designed to introduce younger students to Native American history in an exciting and fun way. Our Look, Listen, Do tour includes an interactive story time, a mini tour of our museum site and an engaging game of Native American Sign Language BINGO (complete with prizes) perfect for early learners.
    1 hour, grades pre-K-2, $4 per student

Adults are free with school groups.

Click here for information about touring Written on the Land at the History Colorado Center in Denver.

History Colorado Field Trip Bus Funds are available for Title I schools.