Location: 800 Oak St.
Tuesday - Saturday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Welcome to The Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs!
The heart of the museum is a 1901 Queen Anne-style Victorian home with turn-of-the-century furnishings. The newly expanded and renovated Tread of Pioneers Museum offers exhibits
and activities for kids
. The Museum is a "must do" for visitors and locals alike. We continually offer new exhibits, events and activities to engage your curiosity. Bring the whole family or come by yourself, all ages are welcome! We are sure you will enjoy the historical experience at the Tread of Pioneers Museum!
Engaging and interactive exhibits feature our local and regional American Western history:
Explore exhibits that tell the local story of Native Americans, history of skiing, agriculture, mining, pioneer settlement, town development, and much much more! View this list of all our current featured exhibits
. In addition, our Western Heritage Exhibit
, home of an extensive firearms collection, traces our agricultural history and the story of an infamous outlaw, Harry Tracy.
Special Museum features and activities include:
Computer and video interactive exhibits, hands-on exhibits for kids, Kids Scavenger Hunt
, oral history library, and a local history research center.
Visit The Museum Gift Shop
Purchase historical books and unique gifts
such as locally made jewelry, postcards and photographs. Our extensive photography collection includes images of Native Americans
, surrounding landmarks and towns
, cowboys, stagecoach and western horse images
. The photo collection is extensive, view and purchase photos online