Effective August 15th, state driver's licenses from Minnesota, Washington State, Missouri, and American Samoa will not be accepted as a sole-source photo identification for obtaining a Peterson Air Force Base visitor pass and unescorted access to the base. Museum visitors from these states that do not have a valid Department of Defense or other military identification are advised to provide an secondary Federal photo identification, such as a passport, or an original birth certificate or social security card, along with the state driver's license, to receive a base visitor pass from base Security Forces. Direct questions or concerns about this restriction to museum staff at 719-556-4915, or the 21st Security Forces Squadron Visitor Control Center at 719-556-6660.
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.