Research Access

The Avenir Museum includes five galleries located in three campus buildings.


Advance appointments to access Collections Storage may be made by researchers for academic inquiry or other purpose approved by the Curator/Collections Manager.

Research credentials must be presented and approved by the Curator/Collections Manager before a reservation is confirmed and put on the research appointment calendar.

There is no charge for approved research appointments; credit to the Avenir Museum, Department of Design and Merchandising, Colorado State University is expected.

Please call 970-491-1983 or email Avenir.Museum@colostate.edu a minimum of four weeks before the requested date(s) of access.