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Focus on the Family Welcome Center

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Address: 8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
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+1 719-531-3464

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A FREE place to take the kids to let loose some energy after a road trip, Focus on the Family provides Whit's End on the lower level. Upper level is a bookstore with Christian... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A FREE place to take the kids to let loose some energy after a road trip, Focus on the Family provides Whit's End on the lower level. Upper level is a bookstore with Christian books and resources. Truly, a blessing for families.

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Focus and spent much longer time there than we've planned. My kids must have gone down A-Bend-A-Go, the three-story high spiral slide ten times each! We also went on a guided tour at the Administration building. The tours are held twice daily (10 am and 2 pm). The highlight of our visit was recording... More 

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Thank JHYS
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice place to visit, moreover if you have kids. They have a huge place indoor for them to explore and play, nice for winter times when you don't know where to go with your kids withour spending money...

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

A self guided tour the facility can be quick or prolonged, and the basement is a lot of fun with Whit's End, and several discovery rooms. The people working there are friendly and willing to help, but are not pushy or obtrusive. Lots of energy and lots of things to learn. The bookstore is large and has a lot of... More 

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aurora, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The welcome center offers free tours of the Focus on the Family establishment. It is equipped with the history of the organization and la arge Christian bookstore. The basement offers an indoor playground that adults may want to shrink themselves for. Great photo opportunities for parents with children and handicap assesible buildings and bathrooms. The food here is snack only,... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Was a great time going through the bookstore and finding great items to take home. For those who may not be familiar with FF gives a great history and vision

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Thank meggie0214
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Focus is a great place to tour when in the Springs. They have a great tour, wonderful gift shop, and great place for children to play.

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Pratt, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I sure wish I would've stopped in sooner that day. With only 20 minutes until closing time, we had to hurry, rush, rush. But none the less, the entire downstairs was for kids, but I must say, as an adult, I got just about the same kicks as my niece did. With every turn, I was filled with wonder and... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've lived in town for years and had no idea the welcome center was so great for kids. Took my nephews to the children's area which is located downstairs from the bookstore. They had a ball! The bookstore also has a lot of books for the bookworms among us.

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Thank swalcrown
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I have a young visitor from Haiti who is staying with us. He told me he was able to listen to Adventures in Odyssey while in Haiti and he loved the radio show. He was so excited to be able to visit the Welcome Center where he could explore the area focused on this radio show. There also fun areas... More 

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