Free Museum Day in Colorado Springs

Each September, Smithsonian partners with national museums to offer free entry day. This is a frugal and fun way to experience a long-time favorite, or something entirely new. Download a ticket to get in to these 6 Pikes Peak region attractions Saturday, August 24th.

Museum of Colorado Prisons

Explore the history of Colorado corrections. A historical cell house that was the original Women's correctional facility constructed in 1935, and includes visitor and tour information, events, and inside tales of scoundrels. Audio tours guide visitors through cells that link the past to the present in a dramatic presentation.

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Located downtown in the beautifully restored 1903 El Paso County Courthouse, the museum preserves the history and culture of the Pikes Peak region.

John May Natural History Museum

Founder, James May, traveled the world finding over 100,000 facinating insects and related creatures.

ProRodeo Hall of Fame

The ProRodeo Hall of Fame and Museum of the American Cowboy was opened in August 1979 as an educational and entertaining museum designed to preserve the legacy of the cowboy contests, the heritage and culture of those original competitions, and the champions of the past, present and future.

Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Colorado's mining history comes to life at the museum that works featuring operating multi-ton steam engines, mining equipment, gold panning, live burros and nature explorations.

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

The museum houses two floors of exhibits depicting life in Victor from its beginnings. The museum also displays memorabilia of famous author and world traveler, Lowell Thomas.

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Museum of Colorado Prisons

Museum of Colorado Prisons

Explore the history of Colorado corrections! Individual MP# and CD audio tours guide visitors through cells that link the past to the present…

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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is located downtown in the beautifully restored 1903 El Paso County Courthouse. The museum preserves…

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May Natural History Museum

May Natural History Museum

We are a fun place for bug enthusiasts, scientists and anybody wanting to explore the amazing world of creepy crawlies! Bring your cameras.…

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ProRodeo Hall of Fame

ProRodeo Hall of Fame

With 5 exhibits to browse and over 300 inductee collections to view, the experience at the ProRodeo Hall of Fame gives attention to educating…

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Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Western Museum of Mining & Industry

The Western Museum of Mining and Industry provides dynamic guided tours, interactive exhibits, and educational events. Witness a 37-ton…

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Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

Victor Lowell Thomas Museum

Explore Gold Rush History Past & Present at The Victor Lowell Thomas Museum in historic Victor is a great place to explore gold rush history…

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