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#1 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The National Museum of WW II Aviation is a must see! Amazing Things: From the varying stages of refurbished artifacts to the modern and organized displays, you will certainly discover something new about the time...
In addition to the superbly restored aircraft, the multi-media displays are very well presented.The two hour tour gives you an excellent overview and includes a visit next door to a private restoration company (wh...
#2 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The museum recently added the Pikes Peak Hill Climb museum featuring 4,000 square feet of artifacts and memorabilia from the history of the Broadmoor's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
It was a wonderful history lesson on the Penrose family and the history of the Broadmoor The collection of carriages and cars is history in itself We learned so much about the Pike Peak Hill climb and races.
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#3 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The museum, which also is home to the Starsmore Center for Local History, a manuscript collection and research facility, features a wide variety of temporary and long-term exhibits, tours, programs, lectures and s...
Such a great place to learn about Colorado Springs - for residents and those visiting - it's a beautiful museum with lots to enjoy and activities and special events regularly held for children.
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#4 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The museum store has a beautiful collection of items, both practical and artistic, to keep for yourself or share as gifts.
Tip: you can receive free museum entry with a same day theater ticket and the museum is free one day a month
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#5 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
This building houses a small number of exhibits mainly focusing on the base's World War II history as a training ground for the 14th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, including a tribute to 1st Lt. Edward J. P...
This museum also houses artifacts from World War II and beyond, and it contains some missileer history and artifacts.
#6 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The museum tour guide was an amazing wealth of knowledge about both industrial machinery and mining but more importantly he was engaging to a wide range of ages (ranging from 7 to 70+), providing technical details...
However, the museum has a great collection of authentic equipment and artifacts with very informative signs and insights.
#7 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
I love rodeo and it was fun to visit here and explore the history and stars of rodeo and all that makes it tick.
Very well laid out, lots of exhibits telling about bull riding, steer wrestling, bronc riding, calf roping, barrell racing and info on all the cowboys, cow girls and other rodeo contributors inducted in the hall o...
#8 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
If you are a coin collector you take pride in your collection, frequently pulling it out to enlighten guests in your home with the story of how you found them, the history of the coins and the social and political...
Currently they also have a WWI exhibit, covering causes of the war, propaganda, medals, etc. Gift shop reasonably priced, has military discount.
#9 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
Tucked into a large area of his gallery is a hand-crafted microcosm of depression-era America with ever-changing scenarios and lifelike miniature sculptures.
Happened by this Magic City Micheal's creations are amazing and worth the trip to Old Colorado City just for this Museum though lots to do and see across a wide range of shops.
#10 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
You'll see everything from clothing to quilts to teacups to wagons, a rare Abbott & Downing, Concorde stagecoach that carried miners, travelers and paychecks throughout the Pikes Peak region, test marksmanship at...
Quick self guided tour but what a collection of antiques from the Wild West beautifully set up to look just like an old town!
#11 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
It is always a delight to visit the museum, since exhibits change on a yearly basis, and reflect the current national, world, and Olympic skating champions.
We spent about 90 minutes total, but it's easy to become enraptured by the glittery skating costumes and video presentations.
#12 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
It has AMAZING presentations, including holograms, and offers such a great experience, for low admission prices ($10 for adults, $5 for kids), that it should be packed, but when you go there, most times you have t...
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/!
#13 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
There is an interesting movie that explains the history of the museum and the family generations that support it.
You will be impressed by the beauty of the many creatures found in nature on display at the museum.
Manitou Cliff Dwellings Manitou Springs 5.3 mi away
#2 of 7 Museums in Manitou Springs
The Anasazi Museum features exhibits of tools, pottery, and weapons, dioramas depicting daily life, and informative videos about the mysterious people who left a remarkable architectural legacy in cliff walls like...
- Great historical preservation - On grounds museum also very intersting - Very informative and easy to understand - A must see stop! - Extensive gift shop
Miramont Castle Museum Manitou Springs 5.7 mi away
#1 of 7 Museums in Manitou Springs
The tour begins on the 1st (ground) floor, goes into a "basement" for the Firefighters Museum, then comes back up and you go up each floor to see photos, displays, and rooms as they may have looked in the late 1800s.
Wonderful architecture and castle has museum with historical items Built in 1895 as a private home.
#14 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
We really enjoyed visiting the Air Force Academy planetarium which puts on two free shows every day.
Perfect for the littlest visitors.
#15 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
This is a delightful family business with a doll museum (Simpich dolls), a gallery featuring stunning photos (Kemper Simpich) and paintings (Robert Simpich), and a charming new boutique managed by Gwendolyn SImpich.
Then best of the best - the most amazing show with beautifully painted characters and an AMAZINGLY talented puppet master who tells the story, makes the puppets act, does ALL of the voices, handles the lighting an...
#16 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The tour was great, I have read a lot of the stories on Compassion's website and have read them to the kids but they had classrooms and houses set up so you could see how the kids live and what a Compassion center...
I cannot say enough about this incredible ministry and the great tour they offer as they help one to understand how they do what they do!
#17 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
We got to dress up as jungle explorers, astronauts, got to pet rabbits, and a snake, got to play with slime and fossils and touch a bunch of different furs and taxidermy animals, got to check out firefighting equi...
Southern Colorado Springs is lucky to have such an amazing children's museum to take our kiddos to.
#18 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
The museum is easy to get through so small children should be entertained.
Fantastic Museum
#19 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
As a matter of fact I think it's the largest private owned insect collection in the world and Walt Disney even tried to buy it many years ago when he saw it.
Not for everyone, but this museum is like a step back in time.
#20 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
He also has an oldies museum which is something to see.
#21 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
Excellent free local history museum of Old Colorado City the first capital of the state.
The museum also has a good selection of books on local history.
#22 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
Excellent displays, knowledgeable guides, fascinating history,and a great short ride on an electric street car!
The docent Marty did a fabulous job on the tour and it’s obvious she is very passionate.
#23 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
It is completely free but please consider leaving a donation as it's obvious a lot of heart and soul goes into maintaining the museum by volunteers.
A very nice collection of milestones of the bike history as well as some fun stuff and donated stuff too.
Commonwheel Artists Co-op Manitou Springs 5.4 mi away
#3 of 7 Museums in Manitou Springs
There is something for everyone here, and they are constantly putting on specials, artist meet and greets, events, and have a great gallery location.
During our 3 days in the area, we felt that was among the nicest places to shop.
#24 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
They offer a glass of wine if you visit on Saturday afternoons, starting at 4, so it has been a tradition for us to peruse the art in both the Traditional and the Western Galleries then.
The gallery person we dealt with was very knowledgeable of the artwork and the artists.
#25 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs
Children get to run from playing house with pots and pans to becoming a park ranger, building blocks, dinosaurs, magnetic wall, and my favorite, a giant Lite Brite wall.
There is a little treehouse with a slide, a pretend general store and park ranger station with costumes.... so unique; I’ve never seen anything like it.
#26 of 36 Museums in Colorado Springs