Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is closed to the public, and all events and programs are cancelled through April 30.

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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

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Current News

12/18/2019 | Steamboat mother and son duo find Yule log Wednesday morning

10/16/2019 | Click here to learn about the 2019 award winners

09/27/2019 | The KUNC/NPR radio segment on Steamboat’s Growing Pains and Historic Preservation

04/30/2019 | 25 Best Things to Do in Colorado

05/18/2018 | How to celebrate Colorado Public Lands Day in Steamboat Springs

02/28/2019 | ‘Three Wire Winter digitization achieves new milestone

02/21/2019 | ‘Taste of History’ event looks back at treasured Routt County recipes

02/15/2019 | From the editor: Steamboat Pilot & Today photo archives are a treasure trove of history

11/21/2018 | Tales from the Tread: Olympian Tribute up at Steamboat Resort

11/20/2018 | Tom Ross: Last of the stagecoach drivers

11/16/2018 | Tread of Pioneers transforms into forest of holiday tidings with Festival of Trees

10/18/2018 | Historic Arnold Barn moves to new home near base of Steamboat Resort

10/16/2018 | Moore, Signs honored by Tread of Pioneers with Leckenby, Larson awards

05/04/2018 | Parade of Homes offers exclusive access to 6 Steamboat homes

05/04/2018 | Powwow packs house as Utes bring culture, history back to Yampa Valley

02/07/2018 | Celebrate Winter Carnival and Carl Howelsen

02/06/2018 | To Marjorie Perry, from Carl Howelsen

02/01/2018 | 10 ways to celebrate Steamboat’s Olympic Heritage and local athletes going to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

01/30/2018 | Quaint Museum Reveals Steamboat Spring’s Rich History.

11/29/2017 | Yule Log hunters discover log at iconic Steamboat barn

11/29/2017 | Museum Celebrates 2018 Olympics

11/27/2017 | Steamboat nonprofits hope special coffee blends find their way onto holiday wish lists

11/14/2017 | Festival of Trees features 24 winter wonderful displays

11/12/2017 | Steamboat Living’s ‘Best Of’ picks: An inside look at some of the best Steamboat has to offer

10/31/2017 | Steamboat ghost stories: Kindred spirits at the Tread of Pioneers Museum

10/8/2017 | Steamboat’s Marion Gibson adds Leckenby Award to Florence Nightingale honor

9/19/2017 | Weekend Getaway Idea: Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs

4/16/2017 | Celebrating Steamboat's creative spirit

4/8/2017 | Legend has it: Sleeping giants, mystic springs and the sound of a Steamboat

4/6/2017 | Reliving the 1942 Mount Harris coal mine explosion

4/4/2017 | Breathing Life into History

3/30/2017 | Steamboat Today article on this exhibit on the 50th anniversary exhibit

3/22/2017 | Northwest Colorado ranchers, farmers celebrate Ag Week 'family style'

2/16/2017 | Re-release of book on Steamboat history is celebration of author’s life and work

1/20/2017 | Steamboat Springs' Olympic heritage comes to life in Thunderhead gondola building this winter

12/29/2016 | A toast to Routt County's rowdy, raucous history

12/5/2016 | Steamboat Springs couple needed only 5 clues to find Yule Log

11/10/2016 | Winter wonder on display in Tread of Pioneers’ Festival of Trees

12/8/2016 | Clue No. 5 available for area 2016 Yule Log Hunts

12/7/2016 | Clue No. 4 for 2016 Yule Log Hunt available

12/5/2016 | 2016 Yule Log Hunt clues

12/2/2016 | Steamboat Springs’ Yule Log Hunt begins Monday

11/10/2016 | Winter wonder on display in Tread of Pioneers’ Festival of Trees

11/4/2016 | Tread of Pioneers Museum to close for Festival of Trees set up

11/1/2016 | Tales from the Tread: 22nd annual Festival of Trees

10/14/2016 | Steamboat briefs: Tread of Pioneers Museum in search of volunteers

10/13/2016 | Tread of Pioneers Museum seeks volunteers

9/11/2016 | Historic storyteller shares tales of the CCC

9/6/2016 | Rediscovered film portrays another era in Routt County agriculture

6/2/2016 | Steamboat completes final steps in pursuing Colorado Creative District designation

5/31/2016 | Number of preserved oral history tapes grows to 350 with discovery of lost cache

4/1/2016 | Check out The Tread of Pioneers Museum for all your local flavor!

2/11/2016 | Tread of Pioneers Museum offers a great Valentine’s program for kids!

News Archive

11/24/2015 | Rare copies of Three Wire Winter Steamboat history magazine find new digital history

11/13/2015 | Festival of Trees event to kickoff the holidays

11/10/2015 | Winter wonder on display in Tread of Pioneers’ Festival of Trees

6/25/2015 | Tread of Pioneers Museum introduces new lineup for Brown Bag Lecture Series

8/26/2015. | 16 Best Things to Do in Steamboat Springs, CO

3/24/2015 | 21st Century homesteaders 'love the land' as much as old-timers

10/20/2014 | Film series offers new perspective on local history

8/29/2014 | Brown Bag Lecture with South Routt Rancher Linda Long

8/4/2016 | ‘Two Friends Meet’ exhibit set for Friday, Aug. 5

5/20/2014 | 10th Mountain Division Exhibit Opens May 29

3/20/2014 | Strength and Heart Program

2/7/2014 | Audio: Carl Howelsen, SSWSC’s 100th, Winter Carnival, Olympians, ski jumping history

6/15/2013 | Tread of Pioneers hosts open houses at historic Mesa Schoolhouse

9/21/2013 | Discovering Steamboat: Tread of Pioneers Museum a magnificent local resource

4/28/2012 | Steamboat Springs Exhibit at the New History Colorado Center in Denver

4/28/2012 | Steamboat Story Highlights History Colorado Center Opening
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