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South Central Colorado Sights

Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun

  • 4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd. Map It
  • Colorado Springs
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Updated 10/01/2013

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This five-story tower was dedicated in 1937, after the tragic plane crash that claimed Rogers's life. Its interior is painted with all manner of Western murals in which Rogers and Colorado Springs benefactor Spencer Penrose figure prominently, and is plastered with photos and homespun sayings of America's favorite cowboy. In the chapel are 15th- and 16th-century European artworks.

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Address:

4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Rd., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80906, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $17.25, includes admission to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • May–early Sept., daily 9–4; mid-Sept.–Apr., daily 9–3.

Updated 10/01/2013

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