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

Upcoming Events

Jun
26
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Jun
27
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jun
28
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jun
28
Thu
Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections…
12:00 PM
Jun
29
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Jul
3
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
4
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
4
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
4
Wed
4th of July Pioneer Day Block Party & Community Concert…
11:00 AM
Jul
5
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
5
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
6
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Jul
10
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
11
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
12
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
13
Fri
Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections…
11:00 AM
Jul
13
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Jul
13
Fri
Tour the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse…
1:00 PM
Jul
17
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
18
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
18
Wed
Lulie Crawford's Wildflowers and Watercolors Kid's Program…
3:00 PM
Jul
19
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
19
Thu
Pioneer Days at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse…
1:00 PM
Jul
20
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Jul
24
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
24
Tue
Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections…
4:00 PM
Jul
25
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
26
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Jul
27
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Jul
31
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
1
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
2
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
3
Fri
Lulie Crawford's Wildflowers and Watercolors Kid's Program…
9:00 AM
Aug
3
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Aug
7
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
8
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
8
Wed
Tour the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse…
3:00 PM
Aug
9
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
10
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Aug
14
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
15
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
16
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
17
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Aug
19
Sun
Author Andrew Gulliford: The Woolly West…
7:00 PM
Aug
21
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
22
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
23
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
24
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Aug
28
Tue
Olympic Heritage Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
29
Wed
Mineral Springs Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
30
Thu
Downtown Historical Walking Tour…
9:00 AM
Aug
31
Fri
Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series…
12:00 PM
Sep
17
Mon
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
18
Tue
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
19
Wed
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
20
Thu
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
21
Fri
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
22
Sat
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Sep
23
Sun
Lost Art Revival…
9:00 AM
Aug
11
Sun
Open House at the Crawford Home…
10:00 AM

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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Olympic Heritage Tour
Tuesday 6/26/2018 9:00 am
Tuesday 7/3/2018 9:00 am
Tuesday 7/10/2018 9:00 am
Tuesday 7/17/2018 9:00 am
Location: Howelsen Hill Lodge (845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free | Duration 1 1/2 Hours, Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge

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 6/27/2018 9:00 am
Wednesday 7/4/2018 9:00 am
Wednesday 7/4/2018 9:00 am
Wednesday 7/11/2018 9:00 am
Location: Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot (1001 13th Street)
Cost: Free | Duration 2 Hours

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 6/28/2018 9:00 am
Thursday 7/5/2018 9:00 am
Thursday 7/5/2018 9:00 am
Thursday 7/12/2018 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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Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections
Thursday 6/28/2018 12:00 pm
Friday 7/13/2018 11:00 am
Tuesday 7/24/2018 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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Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series
Friday 6/29/2018 12:00 pm
Friday 7/6/2018 12:00 pm
Friday 7/13/2018 12:00 pm
Friday 7/20/2018 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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4th of July Pioneer Day Block Party & Community Concert
Wednesday 7/4/2018 11:00 am
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum (800 Oak St.)
Cost: Free | Duration: 3 Hours

Don’t miss this favorite 4th of July tradition. After the 4th of July parade on Lincoln Ave., come to the Museum and enjoy a free community concert, kids’ activities, our famous Routt Beer Floats, and free museum admission for all.
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Steamboat Springs Cemetery Tour with Historian Jim Stanko
Friday 7/6/2018 12:00 pm
Location: Steamboat Springs Cemetery
Cost: Free | Event Duration: 1 1/2 Hours
The Steamboat Springs Cemetery, established in 1882, offers a unique perspective on the people and events that shaped the town of Steamboat Springs and ...
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Tour the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse
Friday 7/13/2018 1:00 pm
Wednesday 8/8/2018 3:00 pm
Location: Mesa Schoolhouse (33985 Hwy 40)
Cost: Free | Duration 2 Hours

Step back in time! Tour the historic Mesa Schoolhouse (33985 Hwy 40) and experience student and teacher life at the turn-of-the-century in this ...
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Lulie Crawford's Wildflowers and Watercolors Kid's Program
Wednesday 7/18/2018 3:00 pm
Friday 8/3/2018 9:00 am
Location: Yampa River Botanic Park (1000 Pamela Ln.)
Cost: Free | Event Duration: 1 Hour

Join us at the Yampa River Botanic Park to explore our area’s wildflowers and create your own watercolor painting of them, just like pioneer Lulie Crawford ...
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Pioneer Days at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse
Thursday 7/19/2018 1:00 pm
Location: Mesa Schoolhouse (33985 Hwy 40)
Cost: Free | Event Duration: 2 Hours

Join us at the historic Mesa School for pioneer activities and crafts for kids ages 5 and up with adult. Activities include a Mountain Man demonstration showing ...
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Author Andrew Gulliford: The Woolly West
Sunday 8/19/2018 7:00 pm
Location: Library Hall (1289 Lincoln Ave)
Cost: Free
Tales of cowboys and cattlemen dominate western history—and even more so in popular culture. But in the competition for grazing lands, the sheep industry was as integral to the history of the American West as any trail drive.Author and historian Andrew Gulliford explores the sheep industry’s place in the history of Colorado and the American West in his new book, The Woolly West.
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Lost Art Revival
Monday 9/17/2018 9:00 am
Tuesday 9/18/2018 9:00 am
Wednesday 9/19/2018 9:00 am
Thursday 9/20/2018 9:00 am
Location: Various Locations Steamboat Springs.
Lost Art Revival is a week-long event in September that celebrates traditional art forms that capture the spirit of Steamboat's Western heritage, unique sense of place and natural environment. Sign up for individual workshops, historical walking tour, and events or come for the full week and sign up for the Whole Hog. In partnership with the Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat Creates and the Tread of Pioneers Museum.
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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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