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Philanthropic Membership

Colorado! Friends Circle

Be a part of the story

The Colorado! Friends Circle of History Colorado creates opportunities to explore, learn, grow, and celebrate together. This philanthropic membership group supports a vast array of nationally recognized programs that illuminate our past, spark conversation, and enrich the lives of hundreds of thousands of Coloradans. 

In appreciation, Colorado! Friends Circle members have special and intriguing access to our programs, exhibitions, and events year-round. 

Join Us and Enjoy the Benefits


  • Unlimited admission to all eight History Colorado museums statewide
  • Smithsonian affiliate membership and magazine
  • Complimentary invitation for two to insider events, including:
    • Annual Directors Evening
    • Cocktails with the Curators
    • Invitations to exhibition opening events
    • Access to lecture series, upon request
  • Four adult passes to the Georgetown Loop Railroad®, upon request
  • Subscription to The Colorado Magazine
  • A special History Colorado gift


All of the Pathfinders benefits, as well as:

  • Invitation for two to a privately hosted dinner
  • An additional complimentary History Colorado gift


All of the Pathfinders and Trailblazers benefits, as well as:

  • Invitation for two to a special learning luncheon
  • A personalized behind-the-scenes tour for you and up to 10 guests


Please call the Major Gifts Office for additional information about the Colorado! Friends Circle or History Colorado's statewide programs.

You can call at 303-866-4604 or 303-866-4845