CSPM: The Perfect Resource for Teachers!
The municipal museum of Colorado Springs portrays the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region in exhibits emphasizing the unique character of this uncommon Front Range community. Guided by a mission to collect, preserve, research, and interpret the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region, the Museum features permanent exhibits on the history of the area and changing exhibits on topics of broad interest. Whether you are teaching regional history, looking for ways to use primary sources in the classroom, or have other ideas for connecting the exhibits in the Museum to your curriculum, we are dedicated to being a scholarly and unique resource for you!
- VISIT: View our School Tours page to learn about options for engaging your students with the Stories & Objects of Pikes Peak regional history.
- SHARE: Complete our Tour Evaluation Form after your tour or educational program so that we may better serve you!
- LEARN: The Museum houses the Starsmore Center for Local History, an archives and research library, which concentrates on items related to the Pikes Peak Region. Included in these collections are: manuscript collections pertaining to the history of the area and its people; early images of Colorado Springs; bound newspapers; and city directories dating from the 1870′s. The Museum works with graduate students, community members, and teachers alike to make these resources available to enhance your research and classroom curriculum.
- TEACH: Visit our Student Activities page to find a variety of worksheets and curriculum on Pikes Peak regional history.
- QUESTIONS? Contact the Front Desk at 719-385-5990 to discuss educational programs at the Museum.