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Free Memberships for Fourth Grade Students

History Buffs 4th Grade Memberships

Roam free, history buffs! Beginning June 1, 2020, History Colorado will offer a free year-long membership to all fourth grade students in the state. Benefits will include admission to all eight of our museums for students and their families*, one free child ticket to the Georgetown Loop Railroad (with the purchase of an adult ticket), discounts on programs, and a subscription to our monthly eNews.

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At History Colorado, we believe in cultivating an informed future by connecting people to their past. We are proud to offer the History Buff Program to help ensure our mission reaches students throughout the Centennial State. Our organization has become a force for finding new ways to serve people in Colorado. In 2018 we provided programs to more than 18,000 students in their own schools, and assisted more than 40 schools with bus funds, to expand efforts that now serve more than 85,000 students annually.

*Valid for the student History Buff and up to five additional people (two adults and up to an additional three children). The group rate will be charged for any additional guests. For general museum admission only. For individual or family use only. Not valid for school or summer camp visits. No cash value. Abuse of the program will result in termination of the card. Card must be presented at time of entry.

Who is eligible for the History Buff program?

Students entering fourth grade in the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to register for their History Buff membership beginning on June 1, 2020. 

Are home-schooled students eligible for the History Buff membership? 

Yes! We invite home-school parents to sign up for this offer.

Which museums are covered by the History Buff program? 

The History Buff program covers admission for fourth graders and their families* at the History Colorado Center and the Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver, El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo, Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin in Leadville, Fort Vasquez in Platteville, Trinidad History Museum in Trinidad, Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center in the San Luis Valley, and Ute Indian Museum in Montrose

*Valid for the student History Buff and up to five additional people (two adults and up to an additional three children).

What information is required to register?

Parents must sign up for the History Buff program on behalf of their student. A mailing address and valid email address are required for registration. Once the museums reopen, you will be able to pick up your packet at any of the following sites: History Colorado Center and the Center for Colorado Women’s History at Byers-Evans House Museum in Denver, El Pueblo History Museum in Pueblo, Healy House Museum & Dexter Cabin in Leadville, Fort Vasquez in Platteville, Trinidad History Museum in Trinidad, Fort Garland Museum & Cultural Center in the San Luis Valley, and Ute Indian Museum in Montrose.

Who should I contact if I have more questions?

Please feel free to reach out to membership@state.co.us