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The Frisco Historic Park & Museum is looking for volunteers to assist with guest services, archives and collections, events, research, and historic tours. Meet new people, be hands-on with preserving Frisco’s history, and enjoy the benefits of volunteering!

Volunteer Opportunities at the Museum

  • Collections / Cataloging / Accessioning
  • Oral History – Interviewing and recording accounts from historic residents
  • Maintenance of buildings and exhibits
  • Programs – Assist with field trips, special events, and our annual lecture series
  • Tour Guides and Docents – leading Town Tours, welcoming guests into the Schoolhouse, and sharing Frisco’s history with our guests in the Historic Park

We currently have open volunteer positions for tour guides and docents. Volunteers who commit to working 2-3 shifts a month during our 2021/2022 winter season (November through April) will receive a 6-day punch pass for the Frisco Nordic Center.

Building Sponsorship Program

  • Join us four times a year to clean your chosen historic cabin or building.
  • Learn how to properly handle historical items and archival materials.
  • Enjoy an annual private dinner party and silent auction.
  • Participate in designated cleaning dates with Museum staff.
  • Receive 20% off all gift shop items, discounted facility rental rates, and early admission to Museum events.
  • The Log Chapel, the Bill’s Ranch House, and the Wood’s Cabin are available for sponsorship in 2022.

Frisco Historic Park & Museum

970-668-3428
Museum@townoffrisco.com

Physical Address

120 East Main Street
Frisco, CO 80443

Hours

Winter Operating Hours:
October 11, 2022-December 13, 2022
Tuesday: 12:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday – Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Monday: Closed

Website

FriscoHistoricPark.com

Mailing Address

PO Box 4100
Frisco, CO 80443

Old mining carts filled with colorful flowers and a white sculpture at Historic Parkat
Historic mining tools

Town of Frisco Donations Policy

It is hereby the policy of the Town Staff to use the following steps when a member of the community is interested in donating a gift to the Town of Frisco.

Museum Donation & Loan Procedures

  1. If a donation is proposed to Council or staff or if a Council person is approached about a donation, the proposal is redirected to the Town Manager and/or staff designee for review of the concept.
  2. Staff reviews a proposed donation to see if it fits within any master plan for the specific area and/or if it fits in with the overall goals of the Town, etc.
  3. If a proposed donation does not appear to fit with any Town goals, the donation is directed to a more appropriate resource in the county, and staff spends no more time on the donation.
  4. If a proposed donation does appear to fit within a goal of the Town, it will then move forward within the appropriate department. The process may include researching information on the following: feasibility, long-term maintenance costs, monetary value, liability issues, etc.
  5. If a proposed donation’s monetary value is less than $2,500, the donation may be accepted by the appropriate department.
  6. If a proposed donation’s monetary value is greater than $2,500 then the donation is brought before Town Council for review, with a recommendation from staff.
  7. If a donation is accepted by the Town of Frisco, a Deed of Gift receipt must be signed by the donor.
  8. If the donation is accepted by the Town of Frisco, the donation must adhere to the specifications (color, style, etc.) as identified by the town.
  9. Unforeseen or changing circumstances may or may not allow the town to promise temporary or permanent display or placement of any donation.

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