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Things to Do in May at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum





Your top choice for indoor activities in Colorado Springs

As May begins, Colorado Springs is buzzing with fun activities as the United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum welcomes visitors of all ages with new, extended summer hours, changes in ticket prices, and exciting new events everyone will enjoy. From sunny to cloudy days with even the possibility of snow, the Museum is your top choice for indoor activities in Colorado Springs.

Curator Collection

May 9 from 1-2 p.m.

Join us as we reminisce about one of the most notable Games as we cover the 1996 Atlanta Games at this month’s Curator Collection, happening from 1 – 2 p.m. on May 9.

From the successes of individual athletes like Michael Johnson or Carl Lewis, to the legendary status of teams like the Magnificent Seven U.S. Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team, the 1996 Atlanta Games feature some memorable stories you can’t miss!

Members and ticketed guests will get an up-close look at artifacts from our collection, some of which have been on display before. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness Olympic and Paralympic history first-hand!

Mother’s Day Celebration

May 12 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us on Sunday, May 12th, in honoring Mother’s Day at the Olympic and Paralympic Museum with a special 50% off discount for all moms! Let’s celebrate the incredible mothers in our lives with a day of inspiration, exploration, and endless fun at the museum.

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Last Chance For Colorado Resident Offer!

Offer Ends May 18

Starting at 3 p.m. every Saturday, Colorado residents can purchase admission tickets for just $5 each with a valid Colorado ID and experience one of the nation’s best attractions! Tickets are available for purchase both in-person and online. Out-of-state guests can also enjoy the Museum for only $10 per ticket when accompanied by a Colorado resident. Join us on Saturdays from 3 p.m. onward and be part of the Olympic and Paralympic experience. Offer ends May 18.

Changes in Museum Hours & Pricing

May 24, All Summer Long

Starting Friday, May 24, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum is preparing for summer by extending its operating hours and implementing new admission pricing. The museum will now be open every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It also introduces a new admissions system with Peak Days pricing from Friday to Sunday and Value Days pricing from Monday to Thursday.

View Summer Peak Day and Value Day Admission Ticket Prices

Healthcare Workers Week // May 10-16

During this unprecedented time, hospital providers have exemplified determination, inspiration and courage – three of the core values of the Olympic and Paralympic movements. 

As a thank you, El Pomar Foundation and the Museum have teamed up to offer complimentary Museum admission for all badged hospital staff at any of the Colorado Springs and Woodland Park locations of the UCHealth Hospitals (Memorial, Pikes Peak Regional and Grandview), Penrose St. Francis Hospitals or Children’s Hospital, or badged healthcare staff at Peak Vista Community Health Centers the week of May 10-16. Badged staff can also bring up to 4 family and friends for just $5 each. 

Spots are filling up quickly so click here to secure your slot today. We thank El Pomar Foundation for underwriting Healthcare Workers Week at the Museum.

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About the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offers an immersive and universally accessible look into the journey of Team USA’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Through interactive exhibits, innovative displays, and a comprehensive artifact collection, the Museum instills the Olympic values of excellence, friendship, and respect, as well as the Paralympic values of determination, equality, inspiration, and courage in every visitor. It honors yesterday’s legends with the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame while inspiring tomorrow’s legends through entertaining activities and events. The USOPM is more than a museum but a life-changing experience that will continue to educate and inspire the public to take part for generations to come.

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