Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs

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Tread of Pioneers Museum

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers visitors a unique look into the past of mining and pioneer life artifacts from historical Routt County, Colo. Read More

  • Routt County residents are offered free admission with valid I.D.
  • The museum offers multiple programs, events and tours including a historical walking tour of Steamboat Springs.
  • Self-guided walking and biking tour brochures and information are also available.

Overview

Housed in a 1908 Queen Anne-style Victorian home with many turn-of-the-century furnishings, the Tread of Pioneers Museum also offers a comprehensive History of Skiing exhibit as well as a Native American Arts Display. The museum also includes a Western room, boasting an extensive firearms collection that traces Routt County’s agricultural history and story of Harry Tracy, an infamous outlaw.

Location/Directions

The museum is located in Steamboat Springs on the corner of 8th and Oak in the downtown district.

Phone: 970-879-2214

Hours/Seasons

The museum is open year-round, Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fees/Cost

  • Adults: $5
  • Seniors over 62: $4
  • Children ages 6-12: $1
  • Children under 6: FREE

More Info

Special museum features include an interactive computer exhibit, a Kids Scavenger Hunt, an oral history library, a local history library, a unique museum gift shop and a historic photograph collection.

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