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! 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
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Current Events

Upcoming Events

Aug
27
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
28
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
29
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
30
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Sep
3
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Sep
5
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Sep
6
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Sep
7
Sat
“How to Paint History” with Artist Chula Beauregard…
8:30 AM
Oct
1
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Nov
5
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Nov
23
Sat
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
24
Sun
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
25
Mon
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
26
Tue
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
27
Wed
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
28
Thu
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
29
Fri
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
30
Sat
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
30
Sat
Pioneer Christmas Story-time and Craft for Kids…
11:00 AM
Dec
1
Sun
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Dec
2
Mon
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Dec
3
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Dec
17
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Jan
7
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Jan
14
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Feb
4
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Feb
11
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Mar
3
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Mar
10
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Apr
7
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM

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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Olympic Heritage Tour
Tuesday 8/27/2019 9:00 am
Tuesday 9/3/2019 9:00 am
Location: Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge (845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free
Duration 1 Hour (Tuesdays June 11-Sept. 3)

Tours led by the USA’s only six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick. Starts at Howelsen Hill Lodge at Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. This tour explores Steamboat’s Olympic heritage; the multiple talents of Carl ...
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Mineral Springs Walking Tour
Wednesday 8/28/2019 9:00 am
Location: Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot (1001 13th Street)
Cost: Free
Duration 2 Hours (Wednesdays June 26-Sept 4)

Starts at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot on 13th St. Find out about the curative properties of the springs and why Steamboat was slated ...
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Downtown Historical Walking Tour
Thursday 8/29/2019 9:00 am
Thursday 9/5/2019 9:00 am
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum ( 800 Oak St.)
Cost: Free
Duration 1 1/2 Hours

Starts at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. This easy walking tour highlights the historic buildings and development of downtown Steamboat Springs and unveils the stories of the town's founding ...
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Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series
Friday 8/30/2019 12:00 pm
Friday 9/6/2019 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum (800 Oak St.)
Cost: Free | Duration 1 Hour

Each one-hour program features a lecture topic that reveals the unique history of our area presented by the locals who lived it. Check back for speakers ...
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“How to Paint History” with Artist Chula Beauregard
Saturday 9/7/2019 8:30 am
Location: Mesa School House (red school house just west of the base of Rabbit Ears Pass)
Media: All media welcome, but the instructor will be using oil paints
Level: Beginner-Advanced
Cost: $120/student
Ages: 14 and up

Join us for a day at the Historic Mesa School House in Steamboat Springs. This exciting one-day program is made possible by a partnership with the Tread of Pioneers Museum. As artists and historians, we share an appreciation of the rich heritage of Routt County. This workshop is an opportunity to preserve and celebrate our heritage through art, and I will teach you the tools you need to incorporate this built environment into your art.
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History Happy Hours
Tuesday 10/1/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 11/5/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 12/3/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 1/7/2020 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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Festival of Trees
Saturday 11/23/2019 11:00 am
Sunday 11/24/2019 11:00 am
Monday 11/25/2019 11:00 am
Tuesday 11/26/2019 11:00 am
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum ( 800 Oak St.)
Cost: Free
Duration 6hrs
Don't miss the 25th Annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 23-Dec. 2. at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The museum is transformed into a magical forest of beautifully decorated trees by local school students, nonprofits, and businesses. Featured events are the Senior Tea and Pioneer Christmas Story-time for Kids. Free for all Routt County residents! Regular fees for out of town visitors.
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Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief Theater
Tuesday 12/17/2019 6:00 pm
Tuesday 1/14/2020 6:00 pm
Tuesday 2/11/2020 6:00 pm
Tuesday 3/10/2020 6:00 pm
Location: Chief Theater (813 Lincoln Ave.)
Cost: Free

Back by popular demand, the Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater on select dates December through March at 6pm. Everyone’s 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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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.
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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