5 Best Specialty Museums in Colorado Springs

Visit these Colorado Springs Museum for a truly diverse and unique experience.

Miramont Castle

9 Capitol Hill AveManitou 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 BlvdColorado 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 StreetPikes PeakColorado 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.

Space Foundation

4425 Arrowswest DrColorado 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.