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Focus on the Family Welcome Center

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Address: 8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
Phone Number: 7195313464
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A must for Family lovers in Colorado Springs.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Henderson, Nevada
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Henderson, Nevada
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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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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Thank Heather_Geo
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I arrived at the bookstore a half hour before closing, but I could've used several hours. It was hard to decide how to limit my shopping, knowing that I had to get it on the plane. I had no opportunity to review the art or decorations but they have an outstanding selection of reading and audio resources. And some unique... More 

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Thank Ken B
Garner, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I grew up listening to Focus on the Family and Adventures in Odyssey. This was such a great experience to learn and see where it all began and where they are now. The best part for me was to experience Whitt's End and walking through Odyssey. The entire welcome center is very well put together and has something for the... More 

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Chehalis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I was not expecting an actual bookstore in the place, but I actually thought that it would just be Whit's End and a few houses and stores put together. Very nice detail though!

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