United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

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Military Facility · Educational Site
As you're driving toward this museum and military campus, the iconic accordion-shaped chapel will help you spot United States Air Force Academy. The campus, in a scenic area filled with Rocky Mountain fresh air, covers 7,500 hectares (18,500 acres) and is the place U.S. Air Force cadets start out. In addition to the museum and chapel, you can visit the athletic center, stadium, cadet field house, and more. All tours are self-guided. Plan to see United States Air Force Academy and other attractions that appeal to you using our Colorado Springs trip site.
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  • We really enjoyed this visit. Great, large visitor center with helpful people. Watch the 21 minute video of the life of a first year and walk around the exhibit at the very least. You can get a map...  more »
  • The setting is beautiful. The museum is modern and very nice. The movie was well done. I just wish that we could have gone in the chapel or at least been able to photograph the outside. The...  more »
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  • Beautiful place and inspiring. The cadet chapel is very nice. It’s a MUST visit place if you are in Colorado Springs area. Highly recommend it!

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