The Museum's mission is to preserve and portray the rich aviation and space history of Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base. The Museum is located within an 8.3 acre Colorado State Historic District. Exhibits feature the WW II Peterson Army Air Base, the Binational (United States and Canadian) North American Aerospace Defense Command, US Air Force and Army Air Defense Commands, and the US Air Force Space Command. The Museum's Airpark collection includes sixteen aircraft and ten missiles.
This page was last updated on: December 6, 2013
This website is sponsored by the Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation, which is a non-federal entity. Neither the United States Air Force nor the Department of Defense express or imply endorsement of the Peterson Air & Space Museum Foundation.
UPDATED WEATHER ALERT! Due to snow, ice, and extreme cold conditions, the Peterson Museum will be closed from Thursday, December 5th through Saturday, December 7th. We will resume normal visitor hours on Tuesday, December 10th.
The outdoor static display airpark is open, but please use extra caution as you walk around.
We apologize for any inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding of our concern for visitor and volunteer staff safety and health.