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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 had been here years ago when our kids were tweens and enjoyed it -- they were familiar with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan R
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Colorado
Wonderful People, Fantastic Focus

Okay, maybe the title is a bit of an intended pun, but it does not diminish the fact that this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul K
,
Bloomington, Indiana
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“whit's end” (67 reviews)
“book store” (45 reviews)
“story slide” (32 reviews)
LOCATION
8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
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+1 719-531-3464
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"story slide"
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"soda shop"
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"three story"
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"great bookstore"
in 18 reviews
"children's area"
in 11 reviews
"indoor slide"
in 7 reviews
"radio program"
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"administration building"
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"older kids"
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"puppet show"
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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 2 weeks ago

We had been here years ago when our kids were tweens and enjoyed it -- they were familiar with Odyssey and Narnia. This time, we were with our 2 and 4 year old grandkids. Not much really for them to do. They were initially excited...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, maybe the title is a bit of an intended pun, but it does not diminish the fact that this ministry is a great place to visit and see all that God is doing to strengthen families. I love how the staff of Focus on...More

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to take your kiddos to burn off some excess energy, FREE! The downstairs play area has everything from a 3 story slide, to a puppet theater. If you are a fan of Focus's audio series, Adventures in Odyssey, you will...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have supported Focus on the Family for 20+ years so it was great to stop by the Welcome Center and see some of their history in the pictures on the walls or watch the movie in the theater. We don't have young kids anymore,...More

Thank kendrash
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have followed FOF for many years and listened to Adventures in Odyssey when our kids were younger and did not know they were in Colorado Springs. We had a couple of hours to fill before our scheduled visit time at USAFA and swung by....More

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

A great place for Christian families to enjoy at no cost! Amazing staff, Beautiful facility, just a wonderful retreat for evangelical households to escape the immoral and malevolent world that surrounds us.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have always wanted to go to Focus on the Family! It did not disappoint! Just a wonderful experience. I wish I could've taken my children here when they were young. We also had lunch at Whitt's End! It was delicious!! If I am ever...More

1  Thank Deb K
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

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

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

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

1  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

2  Thank Debi T
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Wldtravelrs
5 April 2018|
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Response from Debi T | Reviewed this property |
All would be welcome. However please note this is a religious Christian facility. If you love Jesus and follow His practices you will enjoy your time. The function of the facility is to spread the love of Jesus.
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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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