Celebrate the season with fun fall festivities and things to do at Colorado Springs’ top family attraction
Looking for things to do in October in Colorado Springs? You’ll find lots of great activities and things to do throughout the month at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum. From soccer watch parties to Halloween celebrations to members only experiences and more, make plans to visit the Museum and enjoy these fun and family friendly festivities.
The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is one of the most accessible and inclusive museums in the world. Guests can customize their sport preferences and accessibility needs for a tour that is uniquely their own.
Check out our programming below for fun things to do in October at the Museum!
Curator Collection // MEMBERS ONLY
October 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This month’s Curator Collection theme is Paralympics & Disabilities. Listen to the amazing journey these items took to arrive in our collection, as well as the experiences these athletes had at the Games.
U.S. vs England women’s soccer watch party!
October 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us in the Museum Atrium where the United States Women’s National Team takes on England. Olympic silver medalist Danielle Slaton will be joining us for the international friendly soccer match. The event is free and food will be available for purchase, including the entire Flame Cafe menu.
Teacher Appreciation Weekend!
October 15 – 16
In recognition of teachers, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum welcomes all educators to the Museum for Teacher Appreciation Weekend on Oct. 15-16. The Museum will provide complimentary admission on these days. Teachers must present their school identification at the door for their free ticket or select “Teacher” at checkout if reserving online.
Fright at the BOO!seum
October 29 – 31
The Museum is hosting Fright at the BOO!seum from Oct. 29-31. Families are invited to spend their Halloween weekend at the Museum, where kids in costumes receive free admission.
Member discount at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
During the month of October, USOPM Members will receive free admission to the Fine Arts Center! Members can purchase tickets online using discount code OctOlympicVisitor or at their front desk by showing your USOPM Digital Membership Card.
Museum Ticket Package for Two
To make the guest experience even more accessible for all, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is now offering ASL tours.
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.