Peterson Air & Space Museum, Colorado Springs

4.5
#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Colorado Springs
Exhibits illustrate the World War II history of Peterson Army Air Base, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, the US Air Force and US Army Air Defense Commands, and the Air Force Space Command. The Museum's collection includes seventeen aircraft and four missiles, representing weapon systems used by the US and Canada in the strategic defense of North America during the Cold War to the present day.
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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 »
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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.

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