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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offering free tickets to teachers

US Olympic museum to open July 30; will honor 1980 team
Posted at 10:41 AM, Oct 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-18 13:31:04-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — In recognition of teachers, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum is welcoming all educators for free to the Museum for Teacher Appreciation Weekend (it started on Saturday, October 17 and ends on Sunday, October 18).

Teachers must present their school identification at the door for their free ticket.

The Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Tickets are $7.50 for children ages 3-12 and $12.50 for adults. To secure tickets, click here.

The USOPM has teamed up with Cool Science to host the Cool Science Festival, which brings a wide variety of fun and engaging hands-on science activities year-round to schools, libraries and other public venues throughout eastern Colorado.

The annual Cool Science Festival started on Saturday, October 10 and ends Sunday, October 18, featuring nine days of exciting, educational and engaging special events designed to showcase STEM in Colorado Springs and around the Pikes Peak Region. While many of this year's events will be virtual, there will still be several in-person special events and programs that are able to follow COVID-19 social distancing requirements.