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“Wonderful People!”

Peterson Air & Space Museum
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Owner description: The museum is open to the public even though the museum is on an active Air Force installation. All that is required is for non-military ID card holders and groups to call us or submit a request on our web site a minimum of one day in advance of your visit (between 9 am and 12 pm MST) to arrange for a pass and detailed instructions. A State or federal issued Photo ID is required for all Non-DoD visitors over 18. Drivers will need to have proof of insurance and registration for their vehicles. The Museum preserves and portrays the rich aviation and space history of Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base. From our barnstormer beginnings in the Roaring Twenties, through the daring exploits of our World War II pilots and into the modern space era, our exhibits are sure to capture your attention.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
81 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Wonderful People!”
Reviewed 13 April 2013

When we first pulled up I have to admit I was underwhelmed. The main building is kind of small BUT my first impression was wrong. After watching a short video we discovered that there is an entire hangar to explore plus several planes outside to look at. The best part by far were the volunteers. We were able to get a tour inside one of the planes led by a man who used to serve on that very plane. It was incredible. All of the volunteers were amazing and it really made our trip.

Visited April 2013
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Satellite Beach, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
76 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Always a Good Visit”
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I always like military museums because the people who run them are so knowledgeable and proud. The planes are great, and the artifacts inside are interesting to learn about.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Go Air Force!”
Reviewed 1 October 2012

There are so many planes to look at including an F15! It’s easy to walk around and you can get up close and personal with the planes on display.

Visited September 2012
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Small But Mighty”
Reviewed 29 June 2012

If small but packed museums are your thing, this one will appeal. Military memorabilia lovers will love this place.

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Thank Walorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“Docent was great!”
Reviewed 10 June 2012

The docent showed us some of the highlights as we had arrived about an hour before closing time.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Stephanie G
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