The best museums in Colorado Springs in December 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Colorado Springs, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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  1. U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum1

    U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum (USOPM) is a historical and cultural sports museum that first opened its doors to the public on July 30, 2020. It is located in the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the United States. The museum is dedicated to the history and culture of sports, particularly focusing on the Olympic and Paralympic athletes who have represented Team USA.
  2. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo2

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, located southwest of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Cheyenne Mountain, is the highest zoo in the United States with an elevation of 6,714 feet above sea level. This unique location offers a distinct experience for visitors, providing a unique perspective on the animals and their habitats.
  3. Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum3

    Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, situated at 215 S. Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is housed in a historic granite building with a domed clock tower. This building served as the El Paso County Courthouse from 1903 to 1973, adding a layer of historical significance to the museum's location.
  4. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center4

    Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, also known as FAC, is an arts center situated just north of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. This location makes it easily accessible for tourists visiting the city. The center is a hub for various forms of art, offering a diverse range of experiences for art enthusiasts.
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    National Museum of World War Ii Aviation

    Colorado Springs, CO
  6. Peterson Air and Space Museum6

    Peterson Air and Space Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The Peterson Air and Space Museum, located at Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is an aviation museum with a focus on the history of the Air Defense Command, Aerospace Defense Command, and Air Force Space Command. This museum provides a unique opportunity for visitors to delve into the rich history of these significant military commands and their role in the development of aviation and space exploration.
  7. Western Mining Museum7

    Western Mining Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The Western Museum of Mining & Industry, situated at 225 North Gate Boulevard in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a unique institution that delves into the rich mining history and industrial technology of the western United States. This museum provides an in-depth look into the evolution of mining and industry in the region, offering a comprehensive understanding of the role these sectors played in shaping the West.
  8. Mcallister House Museum8

    Mcallister House Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO
    The McAllister House, a historic house, is situated at 423 N. Cascade Ave. in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This location is easily accessible and offers a glimpse into the past, making it an interesting spot for tourists who appreciate history and architecture.
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    Colorado Springs Fire Department Lester L. Williams Complex

    Colorado Springs, CO
    Interesting museum dedicated to the history and present of firefighting. Historic machinery on display.
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    Old Colorado City History Center Museum

    Colorado Springs, CO

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