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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

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Address: 215 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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+1 719-385-5990
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful building and great displays

The museum has a variety of interesting displays with a lot of neat facts about Colorado Springs. Some of the displays have unique hands on learning, such as the interactive maps... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Molly C
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum has a variety of interesting displays with a lot of neat facts about Colorado Springs. Some of the displays have unique hands on learning, such as the interactive maps on the top floor. The building is beautiful and still has the original elevator, which is neat to ride in. Out side of the museum you can walk around... More 

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Strongsville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple hours here last year. Nice display of the area's history. Learn some things I did not know. Well done.

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Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The security guard/ front desk man was soooo nice and informative. He really likes his job. They have a cute area for young children, and young kids will also LOVE elevator. The exhibits are nice and don't take long to get through. The woman working in the gift shop was super friendly, as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the museum and was a good learning experience about the area's history, past activities and people. There is a very nice play area for the young ones and staff where very friendly. Found parking easily. Allow about 2 hours to explore all the exhibitions. Overall very pleasant experience at no charge. We did make a small donation.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best parts of this museum is the elevator that is over 100 years old. My 7-year-old and I went up and down for quite some time and nobody bothered us. It's so much fun to ride.

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Temple, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is in an old courthouse and nestled in downtown. Has lots of rooms which shows different time periods of the county. Don't forget to ride the gated elevator!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

A good taste of the local history, along with some Native American culture. This is also a must visit with any stop in Colorado Springs.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a great little museum. It is full of the history of Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. It is free admission, and it takes less than two hours to see all of the exhibits. They even have a kids scavenger hunt throughout the museum, and the kids learned a lot while they were doing it. My kids loved... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Such a great place to learn about Colorado Springs - for residents and those visiting - it's a beautiful museum with lots to enjoy and activities and special events regularly held for children. The volunteers are incredibly kind and the grounds are beautiful. Great place for family pics in the outdoors year-round! We enjoyed the day before Thanksgiving at the... More 

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

After the walking tour presented by "Downtown Colorado Springs, Historic Faces" (which was excellent) we ended across the street from this museum. We would have never stopped but were so glad we did. Not only is the building itself a gorgeous treasure, the museum is fascinating. We took the free tour and were so absorbed in the information presented by... More 

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