BEE FAMILY CENTENNIAL FARM MUSEUM
The Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum, National Register Historic District, will open for the 2018 season on May 5. It is open from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and is located at 4320 E. County Rd. 58, Fort Collins, CO. Entrance fees are $7 for Adults, $5 for Seniors 60+, $3 for Children 3-12 and free for children under 3.
Step into the history of northern Colorado agriculture. Hands-on children’s activities include, washing cloths on a scrub board, milking a wooden cow, grinding corn, and throwing irrigation tubes. Cows, sheep, a pig, chickens, and turkeys are among the farms animals that will enrich your family’s experience at the farm museum. Immerse yourself in simpler times and explore how settlers lived 100 years ago. Located on 10 acres of the family’s homestead site just north of Fort Collins. The museum is dedicated to the preservation and sharing of it’s agricultural heritage. Artifacts, photographs, letters, and farm information from the family’s collection are exhibited in eight of the farm’s historic buildings. The history of irrigation, the sugar beet industry, and lamb feeding all come to life at the farm. This is an experience for the whole family as you stroll the grounds and discover farm life past and present.
The museum is open May through October and by appointment for groups of 10 or more. Please visit the web site www.beefamilyfarm.org or call 970-482-9168 for more information and directions.