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

Tours and Seasonal Programs


Downtown Walking Tours & Storytelling

The museum has a guided walking tour series featuring our historic downtown. Or, join us for our current storytelling series.

Pioneer Days at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse

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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Ghost Mine Driving Tour to Oak Creek - SOLD OUT!

FREE
Join historian, Jim Stanko, as he recounts the history of the ghost coal mines as we travel by bus along Hwy 131. In Oak Creek, we’ll tour the Tracks and Trails Museum. Space is limited so RSVP to Candice at cbannister@treadofpioneers.org or 879-2214 by June 24; fee: $25 for adults/non-members; $20 museum members; $10 children under 12.
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Open House at the Crawford Home

Location: Historic Crawford House
Cost: *tickets required, see below | Duration 3 Hours
Step back in time and tour the historic Crawford home. Built in 1894, the stately stone landmark at 1184 Crawford Avenue was the home of Steamboat’s founding family, the Crawfords.
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4th of July Pioneer Day Block Party & Community Concert

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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Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series

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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Downtown Historical Walking Tour

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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Olympic Heritage Tour

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

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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Tour the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse

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

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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Historic Places Bike Tour

Annual
See historic Routt County by bicycle! Simply download the historic places self-guided bike tour guide (created by the City of Steamboat Springs) and learn about the Seventh Street District, the Mesa School, and many more places then go see them for yourself!
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