Peterson Air & Space Museum, Colorado Springs

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Military Museum · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
Peterson Air and Space Museum is located inside Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Admission to the museum is free, but access is controlled due to security concerns. The Museum has various aircraft, mainly focusing on the Cold War roles of USAF Air Defense Command (ADC), and Aerospace Defense Command (ADCOM)., and currently, Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
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  • Any historian or fan of aircraft and other US Air Force memorabilia will enjoy both the variety of the displays, as well as the from many of the volunteers who staff this museum and have first hand...  more »
  • Don't miss a trip to Peterson Air and Space Museum. Military or DOD ID gets you in, but because it is on Peterson AFB, planning and registration either on line or phone call is required ahead of...  more »
  • 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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