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Night at the Museum: History Comes to Life

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Presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Oct 12
Night at the Museum: History Comes to Life presented by Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum at Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs CO

Interact with historic figures from Colorado Springs!

History comes to life for guests of all ages! Experience an evening  of exploration and discovery in the beautiful 1903 El Paso County Courthouse.

Interact with historic figures from Colorado Springs’ past, make unique crafts, and enjoy performances and activities that celebrate the spirit of the fall season.

We will have music by the First Congregational Church Flute Choir (4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.) and the Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemble (5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)

Other Activities:

  • Pick up a scavenger hunt and visit with living history characters to answer questions
  • Enjoy “Stories of the Constellations” shadow puppet shows presented by Patti Smithsonian (5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.)
  • Watch the 1925 silent film classic, Phantom of the Opera, in the beautiful Division 1 Courtroom (featuring Colorado Springs’ own Lon Chaney!)
  • Make masks inspired by Phantom of the Opera
  • Create nature prints and learn about the science of fall
  • Learn about regional nature with rangers from City of Colorado Springs Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS)
  • Play with light and make your own shadow puppets
  • Discover currency history with the Money Museum
  • Costumes are encouraged! We challenge you to pick a character from local history!
  • Cupcakes, cider, hot chocolate and other fall treats will be available for purchaseoutside near the carnival games (Please do not bring food or drink inside)
  • Play fall-themed carnival games in the Alamo Square Park (surrounding the museum – offered until dusk)

ADMISSION INFO

Free

RSVP required by calling the number below or visiting us online at www.cspm.org

Contact: (719) 385-5990

Email: COSMuseum@cspm.org

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LOCATION

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S. Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access at southwest corner of building

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