FOR RELEASE: Centennial Village Museum officially opens to the public this weekend. Step back in time to the late 1800’s with a visit during the museum’s Centennial Celebration event, scheduled for Saturday, May 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 28, from noon until 4 p.m.
Located just south of Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley, Centennial Village is northern Colorado’s 8-acre outdoor living history experience.
The event includes buffalo soldier demonstrations on Saturday, as well as blacksmithing, quilt making, and chuckwagon cooking both days. Visitors can tour the newly renovated Farr Garage and the Fur Trapper’s Trading Post, in addition to touring the museum’s other historical homes and buildings.
Centennial Village preserves life in the Colorado high plains region from the last 150 years. The museum is open seasonally, from May until September, with several special events planned throughout the year.
Admission to the Centennial Celebration event is $8 per adult, $6 per senior, and $5 per child ages 3 and up. The museum has a special family rate of $18 for a group of five.
For more information about Centennial Village and the City of Greeley Museums, visit GreeleyMuseums.com or call 970-350-9220.
For more information, contact:
Scott Chartier, Historic Sites Curator