Visit Space Foundation Discovery Center

Conveniently located off Garden of the Gods Road, our Colorado Springs
space museum and education center is perfect for curious explorers of all ages.
What will YOU discover?

Museum Location

4425 Arrowswest Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80907
719.576.8000 | 800.691.4000

HOURS OF OPERATIONS

Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Check the events calendar to see planned closures.

MUSEUM TICKETS

ADULTS
16+
$10.00
CHILDREN
4-15
$5.00
3 and under
FREE
Up to 4 tickets per EBT card
$3.00
SENIORS
65+
$7.50
STUDENTS
college students with ID
$7.50
MILITARY
50% off adult admission with valid military ID, including Active Duty, Guard, Reserve or Retiree
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Discovery Center Passport

Discover space all year long and save with a Discovery Center Passport. Membership includes discounts for the store and featured events as well as invitations to members-only exhibit sneak previews and so much more!

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PLAN YOUR VISIT

Whether you have half an hour or a free afternoon to spend at our Colorado Springs space museum, you’ll find a variety of fun, educational activities to fit your schedule. Stop by for your next family outing, field trip—or when you need things to do with your kids in Colorado Springs!

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minutes

30-minute visit

  • Explore the gallery
  • Win a prize with the scavenger hunt

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hour

1-hour stay

  • See the universe with Science on a Sphere®
  • Drive a rover in the Mars Robotics Lab
  • Explore the satellite orbit interactive

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90-minute trip

  • Design and create something in the Additive Manufacturing Space Lab
  • Drive an underwater rover
  • Build and launch a straw rocket
  • Play on the light table

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hours

2-hour adventure

  • Fly a drone in the Drone Zone
  • Explore gears and planets in Pluto's Pocket
  • Land on the Moon with the Artemis Challenge
  • Experiment with the sandbox interactive

WHAT TO EXPECT

Know before you go

  • Purchasing your General Admission tickets online is always recommended to help save you time at check-in.
  • Some experiences may have changes or may be temporarily unavailable due to current health and safety restrictions.

Rules and Regulations

Our regular operating hours are posted on the Space Foundation Discovery Center website and, under normal circumstances, we will be open as posted. Occasionally, we may have to close for inclement weather, private functions or issues that affect access to the building. In those cases, we will post closing information on the website here.

On weekdays during the school year, we will generally follow the Colorado Springs School District 11 inclement weather policy; however, it is wise to check the home page if you are concerned.

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