During the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum is open Friday and Saturday 11am-5pm, closed Sun - Thursday and some in-person events and programs are cancelled.

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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

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.

Iconic Steamboat Walking Tour

Location:Starts at the Art Depot ( 1001 13th St, )
Cost: Free
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Creates for a free guided tour of Steamboat’s most iconic historic and cultural sites in downtown Steamboat Springs. Start at the historic Art Depot on 13th St. for free hot cocoa and a guided tour of this treasured landmark and newly refurbished art studio caboose.
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Downtown Historical Walking Tour

Location: Starts at the Tread of Pioneers Museum ( 800 Oak St.)
Cost: Free
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: Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
(845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free
Tours led by the USA’s only six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick. 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: Tour starts at the Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts at the Depot (1001 13th Street)
Cost: Free
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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Historic Places Bike Tour

Summer 2021
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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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.