To the south of Colorado College on the wide, tree-shaded Cascade Avenue stands a small, English-style cottage built in 1873. This cottage was the home of the Henry McAllister family that was influential in the establishment of Colorado Springs. It was opened to the public as a museum in 1961 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
  • Home
  • State Historic Fund Grant: Foundation Stabilization and Masonry Restoration
  • Support
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Visit Museum
  • History
  • Privacy Policy
  • Teas and Events
  • Carriage House
  • Educational Tours
  • Become Involved
  • Links
  • Latest News
  • Photo Gallery


  • We are looking forward to the upcoming Christmas Teas and Tours, my daughter is finally old enough to enjoy what my mother and I call a yearly tradition.
    Kris S.

               


    Programs:

    These two talks were given by the McAllister House Museum Director Eric Metzger in the Fall of 2020. Enjoy!

    The Role of the Apple in 19th Century American Westward Expansion into Colorado

     

    Horticulture on the McAllister House Grounds