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Space Foundation Discovery Center, Colorado Springs

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#14 of 21 in Museums in Colorado Springs
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Educational Site
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The Space Foundation is an international, nonprofit organization and the foremost advocate for all sectors of the space industry - civil, commercial, military and intelligence.

Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the world's premier organization to inspire, educate, connect and advocate on behalf of the global space community. It is a nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium. Space Foundation Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston, Los Angeles and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites – www.SpaceFoundation.org and DiscoverSpace.org – and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.
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  • This is a great little spot to visit if you are interested in space. Very family friendly with lots of hands on options for kids 
    This is a great little spot to visit if you are interested in space. Very family friendly with lots of hands on options for kids  more »
  • This was an unexpected and educational place to visit. It wasn't in the list of top places to visit, but is probably my husband's favorite spot we hit on our trip to Colorado Springs. We only had... 
    This was an unexpected and educational place to visit. It wasn't in the list of top places to visit, but is probably my husband's favorite spot we hit on our trip to Colorado Springs. We only had...  more »
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  • A great little experiential space museum that's fun for all! There's a ton of great historical displays, plenty to touch and manipulate, and cool things for kids like a space craft room or a Mars rover Lego mindstorm robot driving room. Can easily spend hours here, and it's a great price
  • WOW ITS AMAZING FOR FAMILY FUN highly recommend well worth the money was so blow away gave a donation when I left!!! You must go if you like science wonderful time with my eight and 12-year-old daughter!! And me and my wife had an amazing time as well fun for all ages!

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