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Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11 AM - 5 PM
Due to COVID-19, masks are still required in the museum and at all events and tours.
Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Current Events

Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Ute Indian Pow Wow Dance Performance and Presentation
Wednesday 9/29/2021 6:00 pm
Location: Steamboat Springs Community Center - 1605 Lincoln Ave.
Cost: Free
Members of the Ute tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservations will share their pow wow dances, music, and regalia in a special performance and historical presentation not to be missed. The Ute Indians were the original native inhabitants of the Yampa Valley, and the Tread of Pioneers Museum is thrilled to host these performers who will share their beautiful culture.
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Inspiration – Four Seasons at Perry-Mansfield
Friday 10/1/2021 5:00 pm
Exhibit On Display August 6, 2021 – Jan. 31, 2022
First Friday First Friday Artwalk Event - 10/01/2021 - 5-8pm
“Inspiration – Four Seasons at Perry-Mansfield” is a collaborative exhibit showcasing the artwork of Chula Beauregard and the history of the renowned, century-old performing arts camp in Steamboat Springs.
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History Happy Hour
Tuesday 10/5/2021 5:30 pm
Tuesday 11/2/2021 5:30 pm
Tuesday 12/7/2021 5:30 pm
Tuesday 1/4/2022 5:30 pm
Location Howelsen Hill’s Olympian Hall – 845 Howelsen Parkway.
Duration 1 hour
Cost Free
Don’t miss the perfect pairing of local craft beer and the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County and Western History.
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Festival of Trees
November 12 - November 27, 2021
Closed Thanksgiving

Time: 11am - 5pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: FREE to all Routt County residents; regular admission prices for out of town visitors.
Don't miss the 27th Annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 12 - Nov. 27 at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Yampa Valley Bank and Steamboat Ace Hardware are once again showing their devotion to the museum and our heritage by generously underwriting all of the costs for this fundraising event.
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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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The Covid-19 virus is a serious risk. Those visiting the Tread of Pioneers Museum voluntarily assume that risk and expressly waive any and all claims against the Tread of Pioneers Museum in any way related to any illnesses possibly contracted at this venue or any of our events.

Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.