Plan an Event or Meeting

Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs offers a unique location for your event, whether it is a corporate conference or a casual meeting. We are conveniently located at 4425 Arrowswest Drive, just off of Garden of the Gods Road, west of Centennial Boulevard.

Rental space facilities include the Ackerman Conference Center, which provides a quiet, neutral venue that is ideal for executive meetings. Our four conference rooms can accommodate from 6 to 35 people. In addition to the Ackerman Conference Center, the adjoining Space Foundation Discovery Center provides a museum venue for larger events, and can accommodate up to 400 people. Full rental of the Discovery Center plus the Ackerman Conference Center allows space for 500 people.

The Conference Center and Discovery Center can host:

  • Business lunches and meetings
  • Corporate and private cocktail receptions
  • Holiday parties
  • Theme parties
  • Children's Birthday Parties

The Ackerman Conference Center and the Space Foundation Discovery Center may be made available at a discounted fee (except for meals) to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

To start planning your event, call Lisa Bell at 719.576.8000 or email [email protected]

Children's Birthday Party Package - $164



- 12 party guests included, additional party guests $10 each.

- Minecraft activity available at an additional charge. 

- Mars Robotic Lab activity available at an additional charge.


- Party Host/Hostess

- Science on a Sphere ® Presentation

- Tablecloth, plate ware, and plastic ware

- "Astronaut Me" Photo for each guest

- Rocket Building and Launching Activity




Base Rate

Additional After-Hours Fee

Hill Conference Room (975 sq. ft.)

- 30-35 people seated

- Video teleconferencing (VTC)

- Teleconferencing

- Presentation capabilities


$50.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.

Moorman Conference Room (235 sq. ft.)

- 8 people seated

- Teleconferencing


$50.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.

Estes Conference Room (157 sq. ft.)

- 6 people seated

- Collaborative discussions

- Video teleconferencing (VTC)


$50.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.

Tutt Conference Room
(405 sq. ft.)

- 10 people seated

- Teleconferencing

- Presentation capabilities


$50.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.

Area 51

(1,371 sq. ft)

- 60 seated/90 dining setup

- Large screen display with projector and sound system

- Kitchen with two microwaves, a convection oven, two refrigerators and two dishwashers


$50.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.


Discovery Center

400 people


$100.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m.

Full rental of the Space Foundation public spaces

500 people


$100.00 per hour after 5:00 p.m