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Focus on the Family Welcome Center

8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
+1 719-531-3464
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We went on the one week of the year that they close the radio and kids area for renovation. be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
JimDeBerry
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Orlando, Florida
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I don't really understand the purpose of this center. It seems to me like a very self-righteous... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RobT794
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Duson, Louisiana
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“book store” (43 reviews)
“soda shop” (31 reviews)
“story slide” (31 reviews)
LOCATION
8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
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+1 719-531-3464
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"book store"
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"soda shop"
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"story slide"
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"three story"
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"great bookstore"
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"children's area"
in 11 reviews
"indoor slide"
in 7 reviews
"radio program"
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"administration building"
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"puppet show"
in 5 reviews
"older kids"
in 13 reviews
"free fun"
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"grew up"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"a lot of fun"
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"nice place to visit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on the one week of the year that they close the radio and kids area for renovation. be sure to call in advance and check there website. there is a veggie tale theater, a nice book store and cafe. My kids love their...More

Thank JimDeBerry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't really understand the purpose of this center. It seems to me like a very self-righteous attempt to hearken back to "the good old days" of America. i thought most of the exhibits weren't really relevant in any specific way. That being said, the...More

Thank RobT794
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We listened to Whit's End everytime we traveled in the car. We have always believed in and respected Focus on the Family. The Welcome Center was a fun stop during our vacation. The Whit's End exhibit was fun for even my adult children. The Welcome...More

Thank Debi T
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you want to learn the history of, or just more about the mission of Focus on the Family check this place out. The staff is friendly and helpful and there is a lot to see.

Thank phinfall
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Beautiful campus. Welcome Center has displays which chronicle the history of Focus on the Family. They have a HUGE bookstore. There is a children's area in the basement with many activities for children. We took our granddaughter there and she had a great time. There...More

Thank CaliforniaCoco
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I come to COS twice a year and this is a must stop every trip. The energy just feels good inside. The layout is excellent and love the comfy couch for browsing through books before purchase.

3  Thank sandrasdillon
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

So nice to find a place that does what it says Focus On The Family. Nice film to introduce the organization. Quite and peaceful.

2  Thank Joanne S
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Loved our visit. Every person we encountered was kind and helpful. We loved Whits End and we loved reading about the history of Focus on the Family.

1  Thank FunGail
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Our children spent the most of the time sliding down this long sliding board that is indoors. The basement is so fun for any child, you can spend hours there and not get bored

1  Thank Lewis B
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

....then this is the place! There is a 3-floor slide, activities which tie in to AIO, and fun for the family downstairs. The upstairs is a history of FoF and a gift shop. But we came for AIO, and were not disappointed. And if you...More

2  Thank harphaulingdad
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Summer L
25 November 2017|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no fee or price to visit any of the facilities. Either Witt's End or the sections for the adults.
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Stephanie G
1 February 2015|
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Response from Kevin B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were there last Saturday. Their hours on Saturday are currently 0900-1600, or 9am - 4pm. Can't post links here, but if you go to Focus on the Families website homepage, then 'About Us', then 'Welcome Center', then... More
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