Space Foundation - Discovery Center
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Share Space with Your Family and Friends!
Enjoy our unique science center and museum; designed to inspire students and adults to learn more about the wonders of space and science. Experience interactive, educational fun all year. Book one of our unique space-themed venues for your next event or special occasion.
SPACE FOUNDATION DISCOVERY CENTER: We are a dedicated space, science and technology center and museum. It is an interactive, education-focused destination that advances science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) in the exciting context of space exploration, development and utilization. Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am-4pm.
WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER? Current moon explorations, Huygens probe, launch to the moon, lunar module, MARS Viking Lander, scale model rockets, space suits, space food, AGI space mission simulation lab, Mars Robotics lab and Science On a Sphere® to name a few.
DISCOVERY CENTER EVENTS
Space Foundation Mission -- To advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.
Each month we plan activities for space fans of all ages: from Space after Dark for the 21+ to Home-School Days for our young aspiring astronauts and astronomers to Family Star Parties with outdoor telescoping viewing.
SPACE-THEMED VENUE: Weddings, Family Reunions, Special Occasions
ACKERMAN CONFERENCE CENTER: We offer unique space-themed venues for your event or special occasion. We've had meetings, wedding receptions, military promotions and retirement celebrations, birthday parties, dances, bar/bat mitzvah parties and beer festivals held in our meeting rooms and venues. All rentals are for a minimum four hours, which includes an hour advanced time for set-up and decorating and an hour for clearing of your decorations. Additional time may be added.
RENTALS INCLUDE: On-site event planner, intriguing museum quality attractions, space and Sci-fi themed rooms and environment and lots of options.
Driving Directions and Contact Information
LOCATION: Just off of Garden of the Gods Road, west of Centennial Boulevard; to Arrowswest Drive.
ADDRESS: 4425 Arrowswest Drive, Colorado Springs CO 80907
PHONE: 719-576-8000 -- For Current Museum and Event Dates; Information About Venue Rental, or General Information: mention the Colorado Vacation Directory.
- Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Seniors. Groups. Military Personnel.
- Elevation: 6400 feet above sea level.
- Region: Colorado Springs Metro - South Central, Colorado
- Setting: Mountain views.
- Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard. Discover Card. American Express.
GROUPS REUNIONS AND WEDDINGS
- Groups Welcome: Club. Corporate. Reunion. Weddings. Youth group with adult leaders.
- Group Meeting Area: Indoor room.
- Conference Center: Meeting room with tables and chairs can be set up class room style. Some A/V equipment available for seminars. Call for more details.
- Maximum # of Day-Use Guests in Indoor Meeting Room: 400
- Your Host will Cater or Arrange Meals with Advance Arrangements: Yes
FUN THINGS TO DO
Primarily Year Round Activities
- Museum: On site.