This exquisite home at 328 W. Mountain Ave. in Fort Collins, Colorado, was built in 1879 and was the family home of Franklin and Sara Avery and their three children. The home was built of sandstone from local quarries and includes a carriage house, large yard, gazebo, and fountain. The Avery House serves as a museum honoring life at the turn of the 19th century. Open for free tours each Saturday & Sunday, 1–4 p.m.Our Fort Collins online trip planner makes visiting The 1879 Avery House and other Fort Collins attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
The Avery House is managed by Poudre Landmarks Foundation.
The 1879 Avery House reviews
This home in Old Town, ear the downtown area of Ft Collins is definitely worth a visit. It is only open Saturdays and Sundays from 1-4 for a donation. The guided tour tells the story of the Avery... more »
The Avery house is such a great historical place that talks about Fort Collins. Its a real must to go whether you are visiting or living in Fort Collins. During the Christmas season they dress it up..... more »
From the greeting that we got, to the presentation of the room, and the bathroom, to the kitchen and how willing everyone was to make the experience. amazing as possible was astounding. The bed and the sheets were some of the most incredibly soft that I have felt in a long time coming from a bed-and-breakfast.
Lovely and very informative guides. Amazing house with an amazing history. :)
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