Go Explore!



The Loveland Museum is encouraging students to put down their phones, computers, tablets, and other devices and celebrate Screen–Free Week. Below are some suggested ways you and your family can explore history and art while your devices are plugged in and you are unplugged!


May 1

Take a walking tour of Benson Sculpture Park. Visit the Museum the week before to pick up literature and maps on the park. Then, take a walk outside to see the abundance of sculpture that makes Loveland unique!

May 2
Do you know which Mountain Man called the Big Thompson Valley home? After school, bring your family for a self-guided tour of the Museum’s history exhibits to find out! We are open until 5 pm and the History Gallery is FREE! We will also have mountain man coloring sheets available.

May 3
How many gnomes can you find hidden in the Museum murals? After school, bring your family and search for the hidden gnomes for FREE until 5 pm! If you find them all, you win a prize!

May 4
It’s Elementary Assessment Day for Thompson School District… need something fun to do? Join the Museum’s new Explorer Program (see page 12) or take a free or guided tour of the Museum in the afternoon (see page 13).

May 5
School is out again in TSD for assessments! Kids 12 and under get free admission to the Main Gallery, and this week only, accompanying adults get in free too! Take an adult to see the Governor’s Art Show exhibition for FREE and try your luck at our Main Gallery scavenger hunt! Offer valid for one adult per group.

May 6
The City of Loveland is hosting the FREE Tour de Pants event in honor of Mariano Medina’s legacy. Information can be found at: www.cityofloveland.org/historicpreservationmonth.

May 7
Get outside! You can tour Historic Downtown Loveland with our Explorers Program, “visit” Mariano Medina at Namaqua Park or Devil’s Backbone, find all of Loveland’s painted transformer boxes, and much more! Pick up maps and info for each activity at the Museum.