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INFORMING AND EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ON THE

H I S T O R Y

AND HERITAGE OF PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE

 

 

The Edward J. Peterson Air and Space Museum is Colorado’s oldest aviation museum. We preserve and portray the rich aviation and space history of Colorado Springs and Peterson Air Force Base.

 

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VISITOR INFORMATION
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.

Awarded Certificate of Excellence
2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

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.


Museum Tour & Aerial Photos

Welcome to the Award Winning Peterson Air and Space Museum, Colorado’s oldest Aviation Museum.

 

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Our Photo Gallery contains images of our exhibits and some of the events over the years.

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What Our

Visitors Are Saying

I would like to personally thank you and your staff for arranging a tour of the Peterson Air and Space Museum for the senior leadership of the Marine Corps Judge Advocate community. We were impressed with both your facilities and the tours that we received. Thank you again for your efforts. They truly enhanced our conference.

Brig Gen James Walker

U.S. Marine Corps

Our family is very into the annual roadtrips. This time we’ve dedicated a whole summer to driving all the way from New York to the West Coast, visiting numerous different museums along the way, including this one.”

Lt Gen Frank Klotz (ret)

Ass’t Vice Chief of Staff, USAF

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Contact
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150 E. Ent Avenue
Peterson AFB
CO 80914-1303

staff@petemuseum.org


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WAYBACK WEDNESDAY! On this day in 1984, The Lockheed C-5A Galaxy entered service with the Air Force Reserve's 433rd Military Airlift Wing at Kelly Air Force Base, Texas. The 433rd MAW was the first Reserve unit to fly its own assigned C-5 aircraft.The present-day 433rd Airlift Wing operates the C-5M Super Galaxy and is based at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.Anybody out there with a C-5 story they'd like to share? ... See MoreSee Less
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Project Discoverer (also known as CORONA) was a series of American strategic reconnaissance satellites produced and operated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Directorate of Science & Technology with substantial assistance from the U.S. Air Force. The CORONA satellites were used for photographic surveillance of the Soviet Union (USSR), China, and other areas beginning in June 1959 and ending in May 1972.THIS WEEK IN SPACE HISTORY!On December 3, 1958, the Department of Defense announced details of the Project Discoverer polar-orbiting satellite series developed by Lockheed under Air Force Ballistic Missile Division (AFBMD) program management. ... See MoreSee Less
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