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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Address: 215 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone Number: 719-385-5990
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is an interesting museum for history buffs. exhibits change frequently, so check website. It has a good history of city and Pike's Peak races.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are in the area at Christmas, the lights decorating the Pioneers Museum are an added bonus to this nice little museum. Just big enough to give a taste of history, but not big enough to bore the children to tears.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was amazed by the quality of this free museum. With local area artifacts and history displayed, this is not what you would expect from a city owned museum. Enjoyl

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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I love history and love going to a museum which will give me a good feel of the local history. Plenty of information on the notable figures from the early days and covered too the history of black Americans who moved to this region after being freed from slavery. There was an excellent and moving display on the terrible bush... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Great venue to spend a morning or afternoon. History of Colorado Springs all in one location, exhibits are excellent, building itself is worth going, courtroom upstairs from the late 1800's is a trip back in history.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

What a beautiful place to house a Pioneer Museum. The renovated courthouse is a sight to see all it's own. There are many exhibits and the one about the fires in 2014 was very touching, brought tears to my eyes. In addition, there are several more exhibits that are under construction and will open within the next few months.I will... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I am so thankful that someone had the fore-thought to save the history of our town. This is a wonderful museum. The staff is friendly and there is so many cool things to learn about Colorado Springs and the area here. They are updating and changing frequently so it is not the same exhibits.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

What a GREAT find, right downtown! I can't believe we lived in town for over a year before visiting this GEM of a museum. The staff was so friendly, and my young daughter loved doing the museum scavenger hunt. I personally LOVED the CO photography room. My daughter loved the interactive room learning about the Ute Indians. The CO wildfire... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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143 reviews 143 reviews
76 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The courthouse building itself is a great piece of history and architecture, and the displays are relevant to the history of Colorado Springs from its beginnings to the current day. A must see for residents of Colorado Springs, and an easy visit for travelers looking to know more about the area. Friendly staff and lots of great places to eat... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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33 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We were truly impressed with this valuable landmark in Colorado Springs. We have lived in the Springs for 16 yrs and have visited here twice before . The biggest and best addition to this museum is on the Waldo Canyon fire. We were emotionaly touched by the many displays on the fire's impact on our resident's lives.....it made us proud... More 

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