MUSEUM HOLIDAY CLOSURE: The Peterson Museum will be closed from Friday, July 1st through Monday, July 4th. We will reopen with normal visitor hours on Tuesday, July 5th. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this closure.
NEW EXHIBIT: The Peterson Air & Space Museum's newest display aircraft, a Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188A "Hornet", was installed at the museum on June 6, 2016. A Canadian version of the US-built McDonnell Douglas F-18, aircraft # 188723 is now on display next to its Canadian elders, the CF-100 "Canuck" and CF-101B "Voodoo", in the museum airpark.
FREE Admission 9:00 AM - 4:00 pm, Tuesday - Saturday.
PLEASE NOTE: If you DO NOT possess a DoD ID Card, please click here for procedures to process a Visitor Pass. You may now request access either by phone or with the on-line form.
Welcome to the Edward J. Peterson Air and Space Museum, Colorado's oldest aviation museum! We preserve and portray the rich aviation and space history of Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base. From our barnstormer beginnings in the Roaring Twenties, through the daring exploits of our World War II pilots and into the modern space era, our exhibits are sure to capture your attention.
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.