Some museums open in Colorado Springs while others remain closed

The American flag waves in front of the Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs on Tuesday, May 28, 2002. The Gazette, Bryan Oller.

Museum lovers across the Pikes Peak region are slowly regaining access to their beloved artifacts, antiques, artwork and history.

This month El Paso County commissioners approved a variance that would allow the organizations to reopen with limitations to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Some museums are already up and running, while others are on hold waiting for the county’s approval.

Open for business: Miramont Castle, Rock Ledge Ranch, ProRodeo Hall of Fame, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Ghost Town Museum, Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

Closed until further notice: Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, Money Museum, Space Foundation Discovery Center, McAllister House Museum, World Figure Skating Museum & Hall of Fame.

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