Category Archives: Museums

US Olympic Museum and America the Beautiful Park

The US Olympic Museum, near downtown Colorado Springs, just opened last year. It wasn’t on my radar, but my boss chose it as a destination for a department outing. The building it’s in is rather ugly, in my opinion, like … Continue reading

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Sasquatch Outpost

We drove up into the mountains west of Denver to the tiny town of Bailey. We planned to buy a hot dog at Coney Island Boardwalk, the hot dog-shaped diner I ate at last summer, but it was closed—and it … Continue reading

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National Museum of World War II Aviation

I hadn’t visited the museum, right here in Colorado Springs, before because a new building was under construction. I finally made it on a breezy, rainy Saturday. I stayed about 3 hours. There are 20 or so planes in three … Continue reading

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Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum

As the summer weather heats up and birding in the middle of the day becomes less inviting, I look for other things to explore. Like this museum. I wasn’t expecting much because, well … Pueblo. The museum consists of two … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Museum

It seemed like a serious omission to visit Idaho and not tour the Idaho Potato Museum. It meant driving an extra 50 miles round trip, but that seemed like a small price to pay. And after visiting the museum, I … Continue reading

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