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Tread of Pioneers Museum

Take a trip into the historical past of Steamboat Springs with a visit to the Tread of Pioneers Museum. This local attraction provides year-round fun and education that everyone in the family will enjoy. Tread of Pioneers Museum is frequently mentioned as one of the top 10 activities in the city for visitors. From interactive exhibits to exciting museum features you will absolutely love your visit with them.

Annual Exhibits

The mainstay exhibits at the Tread of Pioneers Museum showcase the rich history of Steamboat Springs, from the end of World War II with the End of an Era exhibit to the historic Ute Indian Tribe roots explored in the Springs of Steamboat: Healing Waters, Sparkling Soda, & Mysterious Caves exhibit. Most visitors know that Steamboat Springs is an exciting vacation destination, but these exhibits will explore how the city came to be!

Exciting Walking Tours

Tread of Pioneers Museum will even take you out on the town to explore the historical sites around the city. Join in on an exciting walking tour that will explore the mineral springs during the late summer season from July through September. The Historical Walking Tours of Downtown will show off the exciting downtown neighborhood and how its development lead to the rest of Steamboat Springs. Each of their walking tours are absolutely free and only run until September!

Virtual Galleries and Tours

The ongoing COVID-19 situation continues to make us change and update our practices here in Steamboat Springs. The Tread of Pioneers Museum now offers exciting virtual tours that will show off the museum when you are unable to visit in person! An incredible selection of exhibits, tours, talks, oral histories, historical photos, and more will be available for absolutely free.

Finding the Tread of Pioneers Museum

Make sure to stop in the Tread of Pioneers Museum for an educational yet exciting experience. The museum can be found at 800 Oak St. in Steamboat Springs. Hours of operation are from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday every week. Make sure to check out their free online exhibits to get a sense of what to expect from this Steamboat Springs mainstay.

Steamboat Springs is Waiting

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