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9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday through Saturday


Non-military ID card holders and Groups require a base pass.
Please call 719-556-4915, or access the on-line visit request below, a minimum of 24 hours in advance (48 hours for parties with foreign visitors) of your visit (between 9 am and 2 pm MST) to arrange for a pass. Saturday visitors must contact us no later than 12:00 pm on Friday

State or federal issued Photo ID is required. Drivers will need to have proof of insurance and registration for their vehicles.

*** Absolutely no firearms or other weapons are allowed on base. Visitors with firearms will be turned over to Colorado Springs Police Department ***

Acceptance of a base visitor pass means all visitors consent to search of vehicles or personal belongings anytime while on Peterson Air Force Base.

On-Line Visit Request Submission

The Peterson Air and Space Museum is located inside Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs. Use the West Gate to enter.

*** NOTE: Do NOT enter the Museum address into GPS. You will be directed to the incorrect entry gate ***

Travel east on Airport Road from its Powers Boulevard intersection, then turn right onto Stewart Avenue. The Security Forces Visitor Center is located to the right just before the West Gate.

Non-ID card holders who have arranged for a pass can park in the Visitor Center lot while checking in to get their pass. After receiving your pass, get back on Stewart Avenue and continue to the West Gate.

SATURDAY VISITORS ONLY: You will obtain your visitor pass at the West Gate (the Visitor Center is closed on weekends). Please have your ID, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance available to the entry controllers at the gate.

Once you have entered the base, remain on Stewart Avenue until the intersection with Peterson Boulevard. Turn right onto Peterson Boulevard. Turn left at Ent Avenue. Parking is available in front of the Museum at 150 E. Ent Avenue.

peterson museum map Driving Route to Peterson Air & Space Museum