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The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, built in 1936, grew out of and expanded on the mission of the esteemed Broadmoor Art Academy to become one of the only multi-discipline arts institutions in the nation.
Located downtown in the restored 1903 El Paso County Courthouse, preserving the history culture of the Pikes Peak Region.
Learn about gold mining, geologic and human history, view displays that showcase the unique mountain environment, and learn about regional recreational activities and attractions.
A whole new species of FUN! See unique and spectacular dinosaurs including T-Rex, raptors, giant flying and marine reptiles, huge carnivorous fish and life restorations. Look into an actual fossil preparation laboratory.
This collection was donated to and is presently in the possession of the Friends of Dr. Lester L. Williams Committee and on display and available to the public.
This national park area preserves one of the richest fossil deposits in the world. Massive petrified redwood trees and detailed fossils of fish, insectsand leaves can be seen at the visitor center and self-guided tours.
The museum display is contained in the original 1899 Colorado Midland railroad complex, and contains a complete town made from the very structures that were once decaying into the mountainside.
We are the world's permier bug museum! You name the insect and we've probably got it. We're located five miles south of Colorado Springs. The museum is home to one of the largest collections of tropical bugs in the world! We have: 7000 Insects!
The McAllister House Museum, built in 1873, is one of Colorado Springs' oldest and most charming landmarks. Through careful research and restoration the NSCDA in Colorado has returned this English Gothic cottage to its original elegance.
Visit Michael Garman's Magic Town! This unique, handcrafted miniature city has holograms that heckle you and magical alleyways when the lights fade all the sculptures appear to move right before your eyes. All admissions include a complimentary bag of popcorn and a scavenger hunt.
Built in 1895, Miramont Castle is a 14,000 square foot National Historic Landmark. Today, Miramont Castle is dedicated to preserving the Victorian heritage of Manitou Springs the Pikes Peak Region.
The Money Museum is America's largest museum dedicated to coins, paper money, tokens, and medals. The museum explores art, history and science to promote the diverse nature of money. The museum features a Kids Zone that teaches children about money through fun and interactive activities.
Providing unique educational experiences that promote a deeper understanding of the historical importance of American aviation in World War II and its role in shaping the world in which we live.
Recognizing the historical significance and unique culture of Old Colorado City, OCCHS was founded to maintain the memory of early El Paso County, the original Colorado City existing from 1859-1917 - essentially between today's West 20th and 32nd streets, and the entire Colorado Springs Westside.
As the fanciest of bordellos, the Old Homestead included running water, electricity and even a telephone, as well as full-service staff of chambermaids, housekeepers, a cook and a musician. Guided tours of 10 rooms.
Penrose Heritage Museum showcases the history and heritage of the Pikes Peak region through the personal artifact collection of Colorado Springs philanthropists Spencer and Julie Penrose, who built the Pikes Peak Auto Highway (1916), The Broadmoor hotel (1918) and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (1926). Free admission.
The museum is a collection of buildings, an airport and Medal of Honor Park contained within a State Historical District, site of the first Colorado Springs Municipal Airport founded in 1926. The museum collection includes sixteen aircraft and nine rockets/missiles.
The only heritage center in the world devoted to professional rodeo. After viewing a history film, visitors can explore the Heritage Hall displaying both historic and modern cowboy gear and clothing.
A visit to Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site allows visitors to experience the lives of people who dwelled, worked, hunted, herded and raised families in this area from the 1700s to the early 20th century.
See 60+ original and restored vintage and antique Indians, Harley-Davidson, Excelsior, and more. View authentic period photographs and a wide display of memorabilia. Free admission! 5865 N. Nevada Ave. 719-487-8005
The Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience provides an affordable, high-value educational opportunity for kids of all ages. Allowing families to learn and experience science-focused interactive displays, full-scale dinosaur fossil casts, hands-on exhibits with real dinosaur fossils, skinned animatronic dinosaur exhibits, and more. Closed Jan/Feb.
Our interactive, museum-quality destination advances science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in the exciting context of space. See and experience exhibits and interactive displays of our solar system, planets, space missions, weather, geography and more. Field trips, groups, families and individuals welcome.
This new museum is one of the most accessible and inclusive museums in the world. The USOPM’s inclusive design infrastructure and technology allows visitors to customize accommodations to best fit their needs.
Ute Pass Historical Society invites you to tour Ute Pass History Park, a group of five historic cabins that house photographs, artifacts and documents associated with early Ute people and the area's development. Located next to Woodland Park Public Library. Call 719-686-7512 for tour information.
Two floors of artifacts, books, exhibits and photographs depict the life in Victor from its earlier days to he heyday of gold mining. Pan for real gold and gems outside the museum, open daily.
Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum houses, displays and demonstrates one of North America's best known collections of historical tractors. The collection also houses hundreds of other vintage farm and mining implements documenting our regional agricultural and mining history.
Witness a 37-ton Corliss Steam Engine in operation, learn how to gold pan, see what rocks you eat!, experiment with hands-on exhibits, picnic on our 27 acres, visit with our donkeys, and much more!
Explore the history and heritage of Manitou Springs, "Our Story Never Ends". Free admission but donations welcomed. Educating to increase appreciation and understanding of the community.
Explore the history of Colorado corrections! Individual MP# and CD audio tours guide visitors through cells that link the past to the present in a dramatic presentation.
Explore figure skating from ancient to modern times. Discover the sport’s celebrated personalities and magical moments through films and photographs, and more.