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Space Foundation

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Good few hours of fun and learning

This place is probably best suited for kids 8 to 11 years old. My three boys spent about an hour... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
laurarinker1
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Denver, Colorado
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Catered dinner

A large group of us catered a dinner at the Center. We were able to tour the museum before dinner... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mac D
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The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region's first and only space, science and technology center. It is an interactive, museum-quality destination that advances space-based science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in...more
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4425 Arrowswest Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80907-3445
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large group of us catered a dinner at the Center. We were able to tour the museum before dinner and had a private showing of the Planets presentation. Anyone interested in space travel or astronauts would love the exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mac D
Reviewed August 6, 2019

The Space Foundation is a nice place to take kids 5-15 yrs. There are many interactive parts, hands on activities, a planet talk that is very good and the kids can even drive a remote Mars vehicle! All three of my kids found things they...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rachel S
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

We had the best time! We got to meet me Jim T and he really thought and showed us so much, he has so much knowledge and was really fun to listen to! This was worth going to

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MNKsweet
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Take I-25 into Colorado Springs, Colorado. Take the Garden of the God's Exit. Drive West on Garden of the God's. You will make a left hand turn onto Arrowswest Drive. It is on the left hand side of the street. Well labeled & plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RASBERRY1947
Reviewed July 12, 2019

If you are into the space program, this is a great place to visit and see first hand some of the devices that went into space as well as the suits that were worn. Good documentaries shown. There is even an area where younger children...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda J
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Allow enough time for this hidden gem tucked off Garden of the Gods Road! Elementary and Jr. High kids as well as ALL ages interested in Space will find plenty to see/do/hear/! Films, Authentic Space Suits, interactive displays, space rocks, programs, special guests and presentations...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daydream251649
Reviewed April 26, 2019

What a great place to take your family, or go with friends. They have some very cool displays. The space lab, The mars robotic lab, and many others. Make sure you plan a few hours because you will need them to see everything here.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dwayne A
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

My family and I have visited this attraction for years, and over the years the foundation has updated their displays, models and activities. I’m extremely impressed with the foundation. The site grasps your attention, captivates your senses to see beyond Earth. Thoroughly enjoyable location, a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nucci_Italiano
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We took the entire family of grandparents, parents and children (ages 6 to 65) to visit the Space Foundation's "Discovery Center." We were warmly greeted and given a fascinating tour of the Center with all the beautiful and well crafted displays of rocketry, space exploration...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank James G
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This place is probably best suited for kids 8 to 11 years old. My three boys spent about an hour driving the Mars space rovers (Lego robotics). There is something for everyone but tiny kids won't have as much to do. The docents were nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank laurarinker1
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I believe you can do that.
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I believe they do offer but you have to call ahead and have a group you are taking.
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June 6, 2016|
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$10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 5-17, $2 kids ages 2-4. There is currently also a coupon online for $1 off admission online. Just search space foundation Colorado Springs coupon.
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