The Space Foundation Discovery Center, the Pikes Peak region’s first and only space, science and technology attraction, offers a multitude of space-themed resources for parents, whether they are homeschooling or simply seeking fun, enriching activities for the entire family.
The Discovery Center is home to a permanent collection of fascinating space artifacts and exhibits to explore.
In addition, we are proud to host limited-time featured exhibits from other science centers and museums around the country, which offer fun, engaging ways for kids and adults to interact with scientific concepts.
Art Contest For Creative Kids
STEM + Art = STEAM. Students, aged 3-18, are encouraged to submit original artwork on a space-oriented theme to our 8th Annual Space Foundation International Student Art Contest. Deadline: November 17, 2017.
Our annual family membership, the Discovery Center Passport, allows your family to visit the Discovery Center as often as you like, for one low price.
Stay in Touch - Learn About New Events and Activities!
Stay informed of upcoming events and exhibits by subscribing to our monthly StarBlast email, by signing up here.
The Space Foundation offers a growing list of fun activities to do with your family at home.
Cool Community Programs!
Want to see more space in your community? We travel! Share our Space In the Community offerings with your school or organization.
Solar Eclipse Links
What’s Up: Total Solar Eclipse
3D print your own pinhole viewer for the upcoming eclipse.
Good eclipse-teaching resource.
Astronomical Society Resources
Eclipse Resource Page
How can the small Moon hide the giant Sun?
NASA Total Solar Eclipse Activities:
- Citizen Explorers
- Eclipse Viewing
- Eclipse Art Projects
- Science Challenges
- 2D & 3D Printable Pinhole Projectors
Solar Eclipse Party
The Best Solar Eclipse Party in Colorado Springs! Experience this rare event with half-price admission, telescopes, live feeds and many fun activities!
Monday, August 21, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pre-purchase Solar Viewing Glasses While They Last!
$3.00 each or two for $5.00
Stop by today to purchase yours before they are gone!