The Museo Cultural Center
Why does the Museo need an
Space in the Museo del las Tres Colonias is limited; the
rooms are as they were when they were built -- tiny! An Cultural Center
will provide needed space for visitors to learn more about the Hispanic
way of life as well as serve as an activity center for the community.
Cultural Center will allow volunteers to lead activities that relate to
life in the tres colonias as well as to explain the work involved with
the work involved with the sugar-beet industry. Segments of the
57-minute oral history VIDEO "Memories del las Tres Colonias," will be played to visitors to provide orientation before touring the Museo.
center will feature additional exhibits that interpret the history and
contributions of the Hispanic community. It will provide a gathering
place to learn about contemporary Hispanic culture, hold community
celebrations and stage educational programming.
The Cultural Center is in the planning stages.
It will support the mission of the Museo:
regarding the contributions of Hispanic families to the Fort Collins
community, including that of the sugar-beet industry.
- Celebrate the community culture.
- Promote tolerance, mutual understanding, and social justice.
Guests will be members of the Tres Colonias community, citizens of Fort
Collins, northern Colorado and Denver, school children K-12, students
at Colorado State University and Front Range Community College, and
tour groups interested in local, regional and state history and social
To schedule a tour, please go to EVENTS.