The Mysteries of Colorado Springs' Museums
From magic towns, castles and wellness retreats to museums you may not know existed, there are treasures behind every corner in Colorado Springs year-round.
As a volunteer or docent, you make history come alive for ranch visitors from all over the world! Docents dress in period-appropriate clothing and demonstrate everyday life depicting 1775–1907 at each historic site represented.
Wave hello to the resident donkeys at the Western Museum of Mining.
See the cadets at their noon mealtime formation Monday through Friday during the school year.
Breakfast is included with an overnight stay at The Cliff House.
One of the most popular menu items at the Trading Post's Balanced Rock Cafe is the bison burger.
Keep an eye out for the resident eagles and bighorn sheep that call Glen Eyrie home.
All ages can enjoy Magic Town's special scavenger hunt.
Loyal Coffee roasts their own beans locally; get some to take home.
Take a ride on the museum's original Otis Elevator.
Every third Saturday of the month, visitors can watch free mini mint demonstrations from noon to 4pm at the Money Museum.
Head up to the third-floor bar for pool tables and an outdoor patio.
The Fine Arts Center offers monthly free admission and family adventure days.