School Tours of the 1879 Avery House
Each year, thousands of local second graders tour the Avery House as part of their local-history studies. Our volunteer docents love telling the stories of the early 1900's & the Avery Family to the children!
To request a tour for a group of 10 or more, please fill out the form below or contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (970) 221-0533. We generally reply within 1 to 3 business days, so please monitor your spam folder.
Please allow at least three weeks for a tour to be arranged. Group tours are $3 per student or chaperone. A limited number of chaperones will be admitted free of charge. Tour fees help us continue to offer group tours. Thank you!
For public safety, your comfort, and the preservation of The Avery House, no more than 60 persons may be on a single tour. The Avery House is an historic landmark and is not A.D.A. compliant. Use of stairs is required to tour the home.
Groups of more than 60 people will be split into multiple groups with different tour start times
Groups (of up to 60) will be subdivided into smaller groups of 15 people per volunteer docent (13 students and 2 chaperones).
If multiple groups are scheduled to visit, please plan another activity for one group to do for 45 to 60 minutes, while the other tours the Avery House. Tour length: minimum of 45 minutes per group 2 back-to-back groups will require a minimum of one-and-a-half hours.
Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate younger siblings on the tour.