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Tread of Pioneers Museum

800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-2214
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SMall town museum

This is a typical small town museum that is interesting for a short time. Plan for an hour or... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Karen S
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Rimrock, Arizona
Five star rating

Well organized and great artifacts. There is a great scavenger hunt for kids. They have the best... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
SandyScherff
,
Westcliffe, Colorado
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Official site of the Tread of Pioneers Museum! The Tread of Pioneers Museum features a 1908 Queen Anne-style Victorian home with turn-of-the-century furnishings. On display are various ranching, mining and pioneer life artifacts from Routt County, a comprehensive History of Skiing exhibit, as well as a Native American arts display. Our Western room, home of an extensive firearms collection, traces our agricultural history and the story of an infamous outlaw, Harry Tracy. Special museum features are a computer interactive exhibit, Kids Scavenger Hunt, oral history library, local history research library, unique museum gift shop, and a historic photograph collection.Location: Corner of 8th and Oak in downtown Steamboat Springs.Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Admission: $5 for adults; $4 for seniors over 62; $1 children for children ages 6 - 12; children under 6 years are free. Routt County residents are free with I.D.
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
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+1 970-879-2214
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a typical small town museum that is interesting for a short time. Plan for an hour or less. The cost was $5 for seniors. They have signs everywhere not to touch anything. I had to leave my purse at the front desk because...More

Thank Karen S
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you were not satisfied with your experience. A few things to clarify for you and others that may read this review: 1. asking to leave your purse at the front desk. We do not...More

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Well organized and great artifacts. There is a great scavenger hunt for kids. They have the best gift shop so if you are looking for a souvenir to take home this is the place. Very reasonable admission price.⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank SandyScherff
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you!

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We actually did not tour the inside of the museum. ($6 for non-residents). But, we were walking around the property to look for the Mystery Geocache. It's a really good one. You have to answer clues that you get the answers to on the points...More

Thank redheadedmama
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed the hunt! Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This little museum is a gem! Lots of Colorado and ski history to read about and items of the pioneer days.

Thank deng29
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your five star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This small museum is very interesting with exhibits covering early skiing to Indian history and pioneers. Part of the Museum is actually an old house complete with all of the furnishings of the time..A great way to remember your Grandma or Great Grandma's place. A...More

Thank dljansa
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Loved the museum and the fact is told the history of Steamboat. A great walk through where you can watch videos of steamboats past as well as see how they lived

Thank Scott M
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your five star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on their "behind the scenes" tour from the local daily. It took you back into the artifacts not on display. The curator obviously loves her work and her knowledge and enthusiasm shows. Even without that, it was a great snapshot of Steamboat Springs...More

Thank Susanne H
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your five star review! We are so glad you went behind the scenes and enjoyed your visit! Visitors can go behind the scenes twice per month! Re: the admission fee- There is a fee ($6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $1...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

My grand children ages three to eight enjoyed the history hunt. My 70+year old husband enjoyed it, too.

Thank Marilyn F
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We have a new hands on kids room that your grand children will love! We hope you return soon!

Reviewed 25 January 2017

This museum is small but has some really neat items. I enjoyed the old pictures and their captions. The kids really enjoyed the scavenger hunt!

Thank syrenarez
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We have a new hands on kids room that your children will love! We hope you return soon!

Reviewed 17 November 2016

Interesting presentations of pioneer lives and times, including some videos and audios that enhance the other exhibits. Includes a nice Victorian home. Spent about an hour and a half and was well worth the time and the reasonable fee. Parking available nearby on the street...More

Thank John M
topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Come again soon!

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Tuesday- Sat. 11-5 Adult $6 Senior $5 Kid $2
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