Peterson Air & Space Museum, Colorado Springs

4.5
#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Colorado Springs
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Military Museum
Peterson Air and Space Museum is located inside Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Admission to the museum is free, but access is controlled due to security concerns. The Museum has various aircraft, mainly focusing on the Cold War roles of USAF Air Defense Command (ADC), and Aerospace Defense Command (ADCOM)., and currently, Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
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  • Small museum, but well done; covers lots of Cold War information; the outside plane exhibits are great!  more »
  • This is a small but nice military museum that is perfect to visit when you have a morning free. I would recommend older children (over 10 or maybe even 12) visit - could be boring for younger. Our...  more »
  • I've visited several museums at Air Force bases across the country, and this museum is truly among the best...just, WOW! The museum describes the history of NORAD from the Cold War era to today, as.....  more »
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  • This place is WONDERFUL!!! So much to learn and see. The Docents are all full of knowledge, and many of them have direct connections to the displays. Dick was an awesome guide, he made our tour a fun and educational experience. Would definitely recommend checking this place out. Very well put together museum. 👍
  • A fantastic tour of not only modern (Korea to today) aircraft, but also information missile detection, nuclear warfare, and the use of space in today's military. The docents are extremely knowledgeable and friendly.
  • Our guide Bob was so knowledgeable. We had such a great afternoon. So much history to learn about.
  • The docent really made the visit much better. These are volunteers who love what they do.
  • Our tour guide Dick made our visit super special, he showed us inside of the planes, filled us in on all the history, and gave us some great conversation. Highly recommend. Our 1 year old had a blast.

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