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Steelworks Museum of Industry and Culture

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Address: 215 Canal St., Pueblo, CO 81004
Phone Number: 719 564 9086
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great Pueblo History

If you like visiting part of history this is the place. The shot tour is worth the minimal fee. The steel mill is part of US and Southern Colorado history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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Pueblo, Colorado
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Pueblo, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you like visiting part of history this is the place. The shot tour is worth the minimal fee. The steel mill is part of US and Southern Colorado history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Right off the highway, located in the former dispensary of the steel mill, hence the tie to medicine, this small museum gives an excellent overview of how the mill came to be, how it expanded over time, a little on the source of raw materials (would like to see this expanded, but I'm a geologist) and a lot on the... More 

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Albuquerque
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My parents weren't too taken with this museum, in part because the train car exhibit out front was locked and in part because some of the exhibits were dull. I really like old medical buildings and supplies, and therefore really liked this museum. It is pretty small though.

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Florida
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306 reviews 306 reviews
74 attraction reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were so looking forward to visiting this site. My husband loves industrial archeology and this seemed like a prime example. We arrived about 9:45 for a 10:00 opening. Since we were early, we decided to run an errand. When we arrived back at 10:10, there was a paper sign taped above the opening hours sign that the museum would... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

A nice place to visit- many pictures, a lot of historical items- the tour guide was only ok- you do not go into the mill itself

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San Diego, California
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103 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This is fascinating! We spent all day exploring this fascinating place. The buildings are stately and beautiful. Across the highway are the smoke stacks of the original steelworks. Also outside is a restored railroad car called the rescue car. It was used to train personnel what to do in case of disaster. The interior of the car has lovely mahogany... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I always take my out of town family to visit this small but very well done museum. The medical exam rooms and equipment, very well done. The exhibits show family life and steel making over a span of 100 years. The docents are happy to share their knowledge and answer any questions. Be sure to visit the gift shop.

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Pueblo, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

The steel industry put Pueblo on the map, and has employed significant numbers for generations. I understand the desire of those associated with the plant to preserve it's history, but it holds little interest for those who are not so associated. Meanwhile, there are a succession of fundraisers and grant applications to support the museum, with the only observable result... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Forget anything you thought you knew about "boooorrr-ing man-stuff!" The Steelworks Museum in Pueblo Colorado is anything but! Housed in the old medical building, the displays and docents walk you through an amazing period of Colorado's history. Visitors learn about medical treatments, family and social life, politics, ingenuity and invention, heroes and villains AND, of course, the steel making process... More 

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