Broomfield History & Museums
History comes alive in Broomfield through dynamic programs, projects and partnerships. Dedicated to telling authentic, diverse and inclusive stories through accessible programs, all residents and visitors can learn and contribute to understanding the past, engaging in the present and building the future.
Roots/ Raices exhibit
Broomfield Depot Museum
Saturday, June 18 and June 25, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This is your last chance to see the Roots / Raices exhibit at the Depot. Explore artwork that is related to or depicts the history and impact of agriculture in Latin America. The exhibit includes a wide variety of items including contemporary artwork, folk art, pottery, crafts and glassware from several Latin American Countries, as well as silver pieces.
Broomfield Depot Museum closed on July 2
The Broomfield Depot Museum will be closed on July 2 so that our staff can spend Independence Day with their families. The Broomfield Depot Museum will be open again on Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An Inspired Life: The John Metzger Story
Saturday, August 13, 10 a.m.
Take part in experiencing Colorado history! In this partnership program with performers from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, you will discover the fascinating story of Colorado’s Attorney General John Metzger and his battles against temperance, organized crime, and corrupt public officials in the 1950s and 60s.
Looking Back for a Vision Forward: Stories of Resilience
Saturday, August 20, 3 p.m.
Creative Broomfield presents a dynamic discussion about race and justice in our community. Building off of the first Looking Back event in April 2021 about housing discrimination, panelists will share stories of Black resilience and share an actionable vision for the future of race and equity in Broomfield.
City and County of Broomfield received a grant from Colorado Sustaining the Humanities
The City and County of Broomfield was awarded $4,600 in grant funding to support museum and archival activities in 2022. Both grants were awarded from Colorado Sustaining the Humanities, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, with $2,600 awarded via the American Rescue Plan (COSHARP) grant and an additional $2,000 for participating in the COSHARP social media challenge. Click here to read more. Broomfield received a grant from the Colorado Sustaining the Humanities City of Broomfield received a grant from the Colorado Sustaining the Humanities
Broomfield Veteran's Museum, winners of the Honorary Josephine Miles Award
Congratulations to the Broomfield Veteran's Museum. The Broomfield Veteran’s Museum is the winner of the 2020 Josephine Miles Honorary Award from History Colorado! For more information visit the History Colorado website.
Experience live history events and programs, visit the Broomfield History Collections and Archives and learn more about local history resources.
Travel back in time at the Broomfield Depot Museum, built in 1909 as a stop for train travelers and was a first step to become the city and county Broomfield is today.
The Broomfield Veterans Museum honors local veterans of all the United States conflicts and peacekeeping efforts, from the Civil War to the present, from all branches of service. The museum not only shares the stories of Colorado veterans, it is a center for veterans to connect, students to learn about our nation’s history, groups to explore the rotating exhibits, and families to honor their loved ones who served in the military.
The collections of the Broomfield Depot Museum includes artifacts, photographs, and archival materials associated with the development of the city and county, including public and private facilities in Broomfield such as schools, newspapers, postal service, cemeteries, and railroads