Fort Vasquez

Fort Vasquez


Notice: Fort Vasquez Museum is currently closed. More info at www.historycolorado.org/safety

Fort Vasquez is open again - with a fresh new look and programs. Visit the site of an 1835 fur-trading fort and follow the paths of founders Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette, who hired mountain men like Jim Beckwourth and Baptiste Charbonneau at their adobe outpost on the South Platte River frequented by the Cheyenne, Arapaho and Lakota people.

Safety First! Updates on public health at History Colorado are available here.

Hours

Winter (October 1 through March 31)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

Summer (April 1 through September 30)

Daily: 10 am – 4 pm

 

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“The Fort Vasquez Museum is a valuable historical site. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They offer activities on the weekends for kids, so bring the whole family.” - reviewer on Google

Hours

Winter (October 1 through March 31)

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm

Summer (April 1 through September 30)

Daily: 10 am – 4 pm

 

Follow us on Facebook!

 

“The Fort Vasquez Museum is a valuable historical site. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They offer activities on the weekends for kids, so bring the whole family.” - reviewer on Google