Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum offering free admission for teachers this weekend

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Workers hurry to put the finishing touches on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum Friday, July 24, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 60,000-square-foot showcase includes a first-of-its-kind tribute to the 1980 U.S. Olympic team as well as 12 galleries filled with exhibits on athlete training, the Summer and Winter Games and a hall of fame of Olympians. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Workers hurry to put the finishing touches on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Museum Friday, July 24, 2020, in Colorado Springs, Colo. The 60,000-square-foot showcase includes a first-of-its-kind tribute to the 1980 U.S. Olympic team as well as 12 galleries filled with exhibits on athlete training, the Summer and Winter Games and a hall of fame of Olympians. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in downtown Colorado Springs is offering free admission for teachers this weekend.

The museum is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Weekend with free admission on October 17 and 18. Teachers must present their school identification at the door for their free ticket.

While timed tickets for the museum are usually available online, the complimentary tickets will only be available at the door, the museum said.

Tickets to the museum are $24.95 for adults and $14.95 for children ages 3-12, with discounts available for seniors, first responders, and military members.

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