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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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Great Bookstore

So nice to find a place that does what it says Focus On The Family. Nice film to introduce the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joanne S
Wonderful people with wonderful theme!

Loved our visit. Every person we encountered was kind and helpful. We loved Whits End and we loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Market, Virginia
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8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
+1 719-531-3464
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So nice to find a place that does what it says Focus On The Family. Nice film to introduce the organization. Quite and peaceful.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our visit. Every person we encountered was kind and helpful. We loved Whits End and we loved reading about the history of Focus on the Family.

Thank FunGail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our children spent the most of the time sliding down this long sliding board that is indoors. The basement is so fun for any child, you can spend hours there and not get bored

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

....then this is the place! There is a 3-floor slide, activities which tie in to AIO, and fun for the family downstairs. The upstairs is a history of FoF and a gift shop. But we came for AIO, and were not disappointed. And if you...More

Thank harphaulingdad
Reviewed 3 September 2017

You've gotta be a right-wing fanatic to appreciate this place, and its profoundly un-Christian way of claiming Christianity. More a socio-political institution than a truly religious one.

3  Thank FunFella
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you have kids, go there! It has a great indoor play area. Plus a three story slide for the kids (not the very little ones, you have to be a certain height to do it. My 5-year old granddaughter can, so it's to too...More

Thank pinkribboncakescos
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I am sorry if this offends anyone, but this is a waste of time destination in my opinion. If you really want to connect with others on a spiritual level, head downtown to St. Mary's Cathedral or stop by the food kitchen across the street....More

2  Thank igo2xs
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

If you are familiar with and like Dr Dobson and or Adventures in Odyssey then you will want to visit this bookstore and welcome center. It has great Christian books and merchandise. The bottom floor is for the Odyssey fans but especially the kids. It's...More

Thank KevinsGirls
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This place has something for everyone. Loved the Whit's End soda shop downstairs that is true to the kids' radio show "Adventures in Odyssey." (Raspberry Ripple sundae was tasty)This whimsical locale will revive memories of old listeners and make new folks want to start listening...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

As long time listeners and financial supporters, we enjoyed our time at Focus. We didn't know about Jim's upbringing so we were glad we saw the video on his life and on Focus. The downstairs is a lot of fun for kids!

Thank kariglenn5
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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