The Museum is located on Peterson Air Force Base in Building 981 at the intersection of Peterson Boulevard and East Ent Avenue. Peterson Air Force Base is seven miles east of downtown Colorado Springs. The main entrance to the new Visitor Control Center is at the Peterson AFB West Gate, which is located east off Powers Boulevard at Airport Road.
Access & Admission
Admission to the museum and airpark is free. However, due to security conditions, access to the Museum is restricted to (1) Visitors with military identification or visitors escorted by DOD cardholders; or (2) Visitors with Visit Requests processed for access 24 hours prior to visit. (Click here for non-military ID card holders instructions for gaining base museum access).
Please call to check on current base access procedures. Tour groups should contact the Museum Curator (719-556-4915) for base access arrangements.
Days/Hours of Operation
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday
Museum closed Sunday, Monday and Federal Holidays.