Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history!
Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history!
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
970-879-2214 - Hours & Admission

Current Events

Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections
Tuesday 2/19/2019 4:00 pm
Thursday 3/14/2019 11:00 am
Friday 3/29/2019 4:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO Cost: Free
Go behind-the-scenes with our Curator to see the thousands of artifacts being preserved in our on-site collections care facility (1/2 hr. tour).
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A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and food tastings.
Friday 2/22/2019 12:00 pm
Friday 3/29/2019 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: Free
Last Friday in January, February, and March at noon in the community room.
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History Happy Hours
Tuesday 3/5/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 4/2/2019 5:30 pm
Location: Butcherknife Brewery (2875 Elk River Rd.)
Cost: Free
Sponsors Special thanks to the Rabbit Ears Motel and Butcherknife Brewery for supporting this event!
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum the first Tuesday of every month, October through April, at 5:30pm at the Butcherknife Brewery for our most popular event series called "History Happy Hours." The event takes the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County history out to the community and into beloved happy hour. To sweeten the deal, each attendee receives one free craft beer compliments of Butcherknife Brewery.
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Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief Theater
Tuesday 3/12/2019 6:00 pm
Location: Chief Theater (813 Lincoln Ave.)
Cost: Free

Back by popular demand, the Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater on select dates December through March at 6pm. Everyoneís invited to come out of the cold and into the warm and cozy Chief Theater to see all the fascinating films we have in store for you.
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AG Week Heritage Story Telling Event
Monday 3/18/2019 6:30 pm
Location: Howelsen Hill Lodge (845 Howelsen Pkwy)
Dates: 6:30-8:00pm
In celebration of agriculture appreciation week, community Agriculture Alliance & Tread of Pioneers Museum presents AG Week Heritage Story Telling event. Longtime perspectives on farming and ranching with with Bill Gay, Connie Wagner and Linda Long.
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Tread of Pioneers Museum & Perry-Mansfield Present - Wise Women: A Historical Evening at Perry-Mansfield
Wednesday 3/20/2019 4:00 pm
Location: At Perry-Mansfield (40755 CR 36, Steamboat Springs)
Space is limited - RSVP: cbannister@treadofpioneers.org
Join Friends of Perry-Mansfield and the Tread of Pioneers Museum for an intimate evening at the oldest camp of its kind in the nation.
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Human Imprint: The Structures, Artifacts and Evidence of Women at Historic and Exhibit
Tuesday 3/26/2019 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO
Cost: Free
Artist: Sarah Gjertson
As a compendium to the works on view in the ďHuman ImprintĒ project, Gjertson will reveal the research and artistic process behind the project, including more information about specific sites and individual women whose lives remain relatively unknown.
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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers something for everyone. Experience the rich heritage of Steamboat Springs through our ever- changing exhibits, tours, special events, and more. Become a member to receive program and event invitations and support our efforts to preserve and share the heritage of the Yampa Valley.

Guided Tours & Events

The museum offers three guided tours in the summer that take place throughout the Steamboat Springs community- Downtown Historical, Olympic Heritage and Mineral Springs (with Yampatika) Tours. Visit local historic landmarks and learn more about the fascinating heritage that makes Steamboat Springs a one-of- a-kind destination.

Storytelling Series

Join us for our current Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series. Find more details about these tours and seasonal programs.

Kids and Family Activities

Kids and Family Activities The Tread of Pioneers Museum presents dozens of annual programs and events enjoyed by children of all ages and their families.
Daily Treasure Hunt for Kids
Kids use the treasuer map to answer clues and riddles about artifacts at the museum. All children get to choose a prize from the treasure chest upon completing the treasure hunt. A fun and interactive way to learn about the history of Steamboat Springs.


School Tours and Programs
School tours and special programs are a large part of the activities at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Museum staff tailor our school tours to the state required curriculum. We also offer children's programs and events throughout the year.

 

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