5 Best Specialty Museums in Colorado Springs
Visit these Colorado Springs Museum for a truly diverse and unique experience.
9 Capitol Hill Ave, Manitou Springs
This museum offers guests the opportunity to travel back to Victorian times and experience life as it would have been for the Queen. The Castle has 4 floors and 30 rooms to view, covering 14,000 sq. feet. The building features 9 styles of architecture and offers an elegant High Tea in the Queen’s Parlor Room.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
30 W Dale St, Colorado Springs
The FAC’s museum houses a large, permanent collection of regional, national, and international artists and hosts an array of traveling exhibitions. In addition to the museum, the Fine Arts Center includes a Broadway-caliber theater, with its own performing arts company and an established art school.
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery
225 N Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs
The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery features over 500 handmade sculptures by Garman himself, honoring American Heroes from all walks of life. Personalized replicas of his work are offered to guests who want a portrait of a hero in their life. The museum is also home to Magic Town, a 3,000 sq-foot sculptural theater. Wander through this miniature city complete with hundreds of hand-sculpted characters, holograms and visual illusions, making the sculptures appear to move throughout the exhibit. All admissions include complimentary popcorn and a scavenger hunt.
Ghost Town Museum
Highway 24 At 21st Street, Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs
Relive the lively days of the Old West at this reconstructed ghost town and museum. The Ghost Town Museum serves as a permanent example of Colorado’s Wild West towns, offering many hands-on activities for all ages. Crank a butter churn, operate an old-time arcade or nickelodeon, see a short film on the gold mining era, pan for real gold in the seasonal panning areas, or sip an old-fashioned sarsaparilla.
4425 Arrowswest Dr, Colorado Springs
The Space Foundation Discovery Center is the region’s first and only space, science and technology center. It is an interactive, museum-quality destination that advances space-based science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics through space exploration, development and utilization.