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United States Air Force Academy

4102 Pinion Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80840-2502
+1 719-333-2025
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Visitors can tour this modern sprawling campus that includes the Academy, Falcon Stadium, a chapel and Arnold Hall, a museum honoring Air Force personnel.
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“cadet chapel” (131 reviews)
“visitor center” (274 reviews)
4102 Pinion Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80840-2502
+1 719-333-2025
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most beautiful chapels I've ever seen. The stain glass insets showered the chapel with beautiful hues of light and complimented the tall angular pinnacle ceiling. Definitely felt like a holy place. Just an amazing place to visit!

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed yesterday

Parts of the campus are open to the public. The visitor center features a film about campus life and two cadets had 2 falcons out for the kids to touch and answer questions. The Chappell is short walk away with more overlooks of dorms and...More

Thank AAS
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful campus. Super clean and well kept. I knew what to expect from the pictures online but in person, it was even better. We were picking my son up from Summer Seminar. He had a great time and is excited to continue his pursuit of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The chapel structure is amazing and all the pieces of stained glass...unbelievable! Downstairs are the Catholic, Jewish and Buddhist chapels. A must see in Colorado Springs. Visit soon though, they're closing for 4 years in 2018 for repairs. The A.F. gift shop has anything you...More

Thank czmiller1219
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great hiking trails and a beautiful campus to visit. The grounds are beautiful and the chapel an awesome sight to see.

Thank Bellasera13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Catholic and Protestant churches, synagogue,and Buddhist space all in one building. Very interesting! Main church to be closed for a couple years for repairs to stained glass, so check before you go. Watch the film in the visitors center to learn about the education program...More

Thank hikerpatty
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the best experiences for children that I've seen related to sports. The coaches are top notch and strive to teach other skills like integrity and accountability. We did the commuter program but I hear all the children and parents discussing how much they...More

Thank CandiceCordero
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took our family who was vacationing in Colorado Springs. It was neat to see the chapel but that was the whole tour besides a 10 minute video. It would be something to see once but that is all.

Thank ogiaag3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked the path to the Chapel and purchased souvenirs for my family. The people we encountered were all nice, friendly, and a great help.

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting to see how this place was picked and developed. A lot of dirt was moved to make level areas. The cadets should feel privileged to be here. It is not like my Army barracks 45 years ago, worn out WWI buildings.

Thank Carl W
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Amanda G
Do you have to have a military ID to visit?
23 June 2017|
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Response from Sailorsgirl | Reviewed this property |
My husband is retired Navy and the guard at the gate wanted to see identification so he showed the guard his military ID, but a driver's license is sufficient. My husband did however, have to declare that he has a conceal... More
Susan A
My husband and I will be vacationing in Colorado Springs in June and would like to tour the Academy. Are there guided tours? Do I need to get "clearance" before I arrive? How do I do that? If there are guided tours, are they handicapped accessible? As I am handicapped,.I will be using my electric scooter. Is the Academy open for tours every day? Thank you for your help!
18 December 2016|
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Response from karen a | Reviewed this property |
We did not use the guided tour but others did at the visitors center. There are lots of ramps but I don't know if the guided tour is 100% wheel chair friendly. The visitors center should have more information. We are... More
How much time should I allow for a visit
22 August 2016|
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
If you see the church, watch the video, see the birds, walk the grounds 2-3 hours is great