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Focus on the Family Welcome Center

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8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
+1 719-531-3464
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Boring for a 3 year-old

Total waste of time. Not worth the visit, there are so many more interesting fun activities in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Meredith_Parrish
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Book Store

Great selection of books and other items. Staff was friendly and this organization does very good... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
feedbackfromrj
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Rogers, Minnesota
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“whit's end” (67 reviews)
“book store” (46 reviews)
“story slide” (32 reviews)
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8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
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+1 719-531-3464
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Reviewed yesterday

Total waste of time. Not worth the visit, there are so many more interesting fun activities in the area for kiddos. Little kids can't even go down the slide.

Thank Meredith_Parrish
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great selection of books and other items. Staff was friendly and this organization does very good work.

Thank feedbackfromrj
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids absolutely loved the Kyds radio recording session. They got to be part of an actual odyssey episode complete with special sound effects. The entire visitors center is amazing with lots for kids to do. Fantastic organization!!

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lot of people have benefited from Focus on the Family since its start in 1977. The welcome center is staffed by sweet employees who are interested in sharing the history of the organization, as well having exhibits for Adventures in Odyssey for the children....More

Thank MangoLove
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During our child rearing years, James Dobson was a great mentor via his books and film series. We make annual visits to Colorado Springs and I’ve never visited the Focus On the Family headquarters. The visit was special as the welcome center highlighted the support...More

3  Thank David L
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

Took the kids and really just wanted to check out the hype. Surprisingly, we all enjoyed ourselves. Grownups learned a little something, Kids played a little something. There wasn't very many people - but it may have been a weekday. Was a little too quiet...More

1  Thank Danielle C
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The Welcome Center was a pleasant surprise. Not only is there a great book store, but the displays are informative. And then the slide for the youngsters to the lower level is a must. Surprise -- the soda fountain below is a great place for...More

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We had been here years ago when our kids were tweens and enjoyed it -- they were familiar with Odyssey and Narnia. This time, we were with our 2 and 4 year old grandkids. Not much really for them to do. They were initially excited...More

Thank Susan R
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Okay, maybe the title is a bit of an intended pun, but it does not diminish the fact that this ministry is a great place to visit and see all that God is doing to strengthen families. I love how the staff of Focus on...More

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This is a great place to take your kiddos to burn off some excess energy, FREE! The downstairs play area has everything from a 3 story slide, to a puppet theater. If you are a fan of Focus's audio series, Adventures in Odyssey, you will...More

Thank baumanclan
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SarahWayne_MI
May 26, 2018|
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Response from baumanclan | Reviewed this property |
It is closed on Memorial Day!
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Wldtravelrs
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Debi T | Reviewed this property |
All would be welcome. However please note this is a religious Christian facility. If you love Jesus and follow His practices you will enjoy your time. The function of the facility is to spread the love of Jesus.
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Summer L
November 24, 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no fee or price to visit any of the facilities. Either Witt's End or the sections for the adults.
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