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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

Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events

VIRTUAL History Happy Hour
Sponsors: Special thanks to the Rabbit Ears Motel and Butcherknife Brewery for supporting this event!
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum 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.
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Lulie Crawford's Wildflowers and Watercolors
Tuesday 6/16/2020 11:30 am
Monday 7/20/2020 10:00 am
Wednesday 8/5/2020 11:30 am
Location: Yampa River Botanic Park (1000 Pamela Ln.)
Cost: Free
Event Duration: 1 Hour
The program is free and takes place at the Yampa River Botanic Park - 1000 Pamela Lane. Participants should meet at the large umbrella in the center of the park. All painting supplies are provided by the museum, and reservations are not required. Families can simply show up and have fun. Parents are also welcome to paint.
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Lens to the Landscape: The Photography of John Lanterman
Friday 8/7/2020 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Opens First Friday Artwalk
Refreshments served

On Display August 1, 2020 - January 2021

This exhibit illustrates the history and settlement of Routt County through the lens of historic structures, landscapes, and other elements of the built environment. The history of Routt County and Northwest Colorado is explored through photographic images that tell a story of early ranch life, the evolution of towns, and the influence of the natural systems on the development of the Yampa Valley.
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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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