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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 place for families

Beautiful campus. Welcome Center has displays which chronicle the history of Focus on the Family... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fav Bookstore of All Time

I come to COS twice a year and this is a must stop every trip. The energy just feels good inside... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Cypress, Texas
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8685 Explorer Dr, Colorado Springs, CO 80920-1049
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful campus. Welcome Center has displays which chronicle the history of Focus on the Family. They have a HUGE bookstore. There is a children's area in the basement with many activities for children. We took our granddaughter there and she had a great time. There...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I come to COS twice a year and this is a must stop every trip. The energy just feels good inside. The layout is excellent and love the comfy couch for browsing through books before purchase.

2  Thank sandrasdillon
Reviewed 4 October 2017

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

2  Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

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.

1  Thank FunGail
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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

1  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

1  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

1  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

4  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

1  Thank KevinsGirls
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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.
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