Colorado Springs Area Museums
The museum draws thousands of people annually. This elegant and historic structure is surrounded by inviting green lawns, colorful flowers, outdoor sculptures, and a granite fountain.
With its school, theater, and art museum, it serves as a confluence for all the arts and is a destination of international stature helping all who enter its doors to realize and understand the best of the human experience.
The Museum has spent over eighty years traveling and exploring the world to accumulate what is now considered one of the world's outstanding collections of giant insects, related creatures and rare artifacts.
Pictures from Voyager II's trip through the solar system in 1980's, the International Space Station, future plans for the space craft that will replace the Shuttle and much more.
Explore the boardwalk connecting the Blacksmith's shop, Saloon, General and Merchants of main street, with the Livery Stable, and Victorian Home. Ghost Town Museum delights young and old with lots of hands on activities.
Constructed in 1895 as a private home, the castle features nine styles of architecture ranging from English Tudor to Byzantine and all crafted from local greenstone and yellow pine framing.
Western Museum of Mining & Industry's Education Department offers visitors an award-winning guided tour, interactive exhibits, and a variety of educational events and resources. There is something for every age and interest!
The History Center represents the interwoven stories of the life and personality of the many people who made Old Colorado City their home, their workplace and, most importantly, their community.
The Museum complex contains three buildings with six floors of mining memorabilia, maps, paintings, glass and china, children's items, furnishings, an assay office, a photograph gallery, Indian artifacts, and mineral displays.