Museums for History Buffs

Museums For History Buffs


The National Museum of World War II Aviation is the only museum in the world which focus’s exclusively on the role of aviation in WWII.

The Museum site is located in Colorado Springs and adjacent to the shared runways of the Colorado Springs Airport and Peterson Air Force Base. This Museum is home to a large selection of aircraft, most of them fully restored to flying condition.

  • See link for costs
  • Tues/Thurs./Sat….10:00 am-4:00 pm
    Docent Tours…10:00 am/12:00 pm/2:00 pm


The Peterson Air & Space Museum started in 1982 as the NORAD Visitor Center (North American Aerospace Defense command) a starting point for visitors who boarded buses from Peterson Air Force Base to the Cheyenne Mountain Operations Center.

The center used to be contained in one small building which is the original airport passenger terminal for the City of Colorado Springs. All of Colorado Springs’ original Municipal Airport buildings were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.

  • Free Admission
  • 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Winter Hours)
    Tuesday through Friday


Western Museum of Mining and Industry  brings the history of mining to life for you through a variety of exhibits and daily guided tours included with admission.

The mission of WMMI is to educate the public about the history and contributions of mining in the American West. This is done by the museums vast collection and restoration of artifacts related to mining their support industries. WMMI is the only accredited mining museum in the Western United States.

  • Purchase Admission HERE
  • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Saturday Year Round

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Let us know if you enjoyed the museums and what artifacts you favored most!


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Brad Secundy 719-339-2233
Tempe Krieger 719-310-3339

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