Rain or shine, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do this April at Colorado Springs’ top museum attraction
Looking for things to do in Colorado Springs during April? We all know spring in the Springs can have unpredictable weather. From sunny days to cloudy days to rain and possibly even snow, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is your top choice for indoor activities in Colorado Springs.
Test your speed by racing against America’s greatest athletes on the track or bring questions to the Ask an Athlete exhibit. Visitors of all ages will love this interactive experience that shares the incredible stories of Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
Throughout the month, the Museum has special offers and activities that are sure to make all your days shine bright. Check out these fun things to do this April at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum!
Youth Soccer Weekend // April 17-18
On Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18, the Museum is offering free entry to all kids wearing their youth soccer jersey. Test your speed by racing against America’s greatest athletes on the interactive track or bring questions to the Ask an Athlete exhibit. And make sure to keep an eye out for our neighbors, the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, who will be activating throughout the weekend!
Spring Break Special Offer!
March 18 – April 2
School may be out, but the USOPM is open! The Museum will be offering $14.95 adult tickets and $12.95 child tickets with promo code SPRINGBREAK at checkout. The offer runs March 18 through April 2 and the USOPM will be open seven days during this time.
Curator Collection // MEMBERS ONLY
April 13, 1-2 p.m.
Join us for an exclusive presentation on the fascinating history of Olympic autographs. Our collection of athlete autographs will take you on a journey through the decades covering more than a century of the Olympic Games. This inside look into history allows everyone a hands-on experience with artifacts. From the stealing of the original Olympic Rings flag to the unexpected athletic career of Tarzan, and all the way up to modern-day heroes like Shaun White, you’ll discover the unique stories behind each athlete and their achievements!
Becoming a member is a great way to support the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum and our mission of telling the incredible stories of Team USA athletes. Additionally, all Museum members receive terrific benefits, including year-round unlimited admission, The Museum Shop discounts and exclusive members-only events. Sign up to become a member today!
Educator Appreciation Weekend!
April 15 – April 16
We all remember our favorite teacher. And just know that you — the educator reading this — is someone’s favorite teacher! So, as a thank you, the Museum is thrilled to offer all teachers complimentary admission for Educator Appreciation Weekend on April 15-16. To redeem, simply show your school ID at the door, or reserve a ticket in advance.
Youth Sports Weekend!
April 22 – April 23
Spring is here, which means sports are in full swing across Olympic City USA! The Museum is excited to offer free admission to all kids wearing a sports jersey on April 22-23 as part of Youth Sports Weekend.
Culinary Expedition with an Olympian
April 27, 5:30-9 p.m.
Join 2x Olympic figure skater Ben Agosto and head chef of Flame Cafe, Chef Will, for a culinary expedition! Chef Will is going to lead 12 people through a culinary expedition from 5:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, April 27.
The menu features an Italian-focused three-course meal. Guests will learn how to roll, cut and make their own pasta along with wine pairings from the region. Sign up today! Don’t wait, as this truly one-of-a-kind experience will fill up fast.
Museum Ticket Package for Two
Looking for fun things to do with your friend or loved one? Now with our special Groupon ticket package for two, you can get two admissions plus two pizzas and two beverages at the Flame Cafe for only $59!
New Brunch Menu at Flame Café
Sundays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Did you know? Flame Café offers a Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Menu items range from the America the Beautiful Breakfast that includes pancakes, eggs, seasoned home fries and choice of meat to omelets, breakfast burgers and more.
Enjoy a relaxing end to the weekend with a delicious meal, all while enjoying breathtaking views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range! You don’t need to be a ticket holder to enter the restaurant, so make your brunch plans now!
PLAN YOUR VISIT TO THE MUSEUM
The 60,000-square-foot Museum, which recently was named by USA Today as the nation’s Best New Attraction in 2020, is considered one of the top places to visit in Colorado.
To maximize accessibility for all guests, the Museum features universal and inclusive design and includes accessible media, audio descriptions, wheelchair accessibility, tactility, open captioning and American Sign Language across all video content as well as other accessibility services.
The Museum has taken extensive measures to provide a safe and contactless environment so that guests can visit with confidence.
Tickets can be purchased at tickets.usopm.org.