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Tread of Pioneers Museum

800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
+1 970-879-2214
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Great to know where you are and why it’s here

After 8 visits we decided to visit this museum that expanded just five years ago. There’s a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ColoradoChilidog
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Neat place

Stopped while in Steamboat for ride the Rockies . Staff was nice . The Museum is interesting with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 8 visits we decided to visit this museum that expanded just five years ago. There’s a little something for everyone here...history to the sport of skiing. Of surprise all our grandkids, ages range 9-20, took away and enjoyed something here. The staff if great...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so glad that you found the time and opportunity to stop in. We are sure that digging deeper into the history of the area expanded your love and appreciation of Steamboat. Come again for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped while in Steamboat for ride the Rockies . Staff was nice . The Museum is interesting with stories about history of the area including skiing and the pioneers . I enjoyed spending an hour or more just reading and looking at photographs . There...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your five star review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit! We hope you will return again to see our changing exhibits and/or attend a special program or event. Safe travels!

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

After visiting for the marathon for 4 races, we finally saw the museum. How nice that they have this wonderful museum that chronicles not only the discovery and development of Steamboat Springs from a homesteaders side but also the Ute Indians and also the Olympic...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are thrilled that you a window of time to make the museum part of your visit. We hope you will return often as exhibit are always changing. Events, tours and programs are sure to entertain...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

A fun & complete history of Steamboat Springs fascinating to us first-timers to the area. Outstanding museum with hundreds of artifacts from the pioneer era to present, interestingly displayed in historical order, with a friendly & accommodating staff. Wished we had kids with us to...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review and compliments! We hope you will return soon to see continually changing exhibits, interactive elements, and more hands-on kids activities.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Lots of local history and displays. Interesting to skiers, snowboarders and cowboys. Steamboat Springs was a famous cattle ranching district. Also famous for ski jumping and producing Olympic athletes.

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return for continually changing exhibits, programs, events and tours!

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

We enjoyed learning about the foundation of Steamboat Springs as well as the exhibit on Olympians. Really lovely exhibits. Definitely recommend!

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. We hope you will be back to see our continually changing exhibits, or attend a tour or event sometime.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

There was a neat exhibit of the current Olympians from Steamboat Springs. Another about the development of skiing from the early days of horse powered lifts. The ranching and farming history was fascinating, cows, sheep, and crops, The early settlers were hardy people. This was...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed the new Olympian display, as well as the permanent ranching, homesteading, and skiing exhibits. We hope you toured the Victorian home, and to take you back in time. We hope...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018

One block off the main street is Oak Street and on that street we found the small town Museum. The Pioneer Museum has a scavenger hunt for kids. If they find all the clues, they get a prize or candy. It is appropriate for ages...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so glad you enjoyed the visit with your family, and that your son had fun doing the scavenger hunt, etc. We are working hard to make sure there are things to touch, try on,...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

If you like history you must stop in and see their wonderful collection and learn about Steamboat Springs’ pioneer history. I loved this quaint museum!

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2018

Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Exhibit, programs, tours and events are changing often, so please come back!

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I decided to give this a try after many trips to Steamboat and I am happy that I made the effort. Local history presented well in an intersting setting. Looking at their programming they offer many things for the community and visitors. Good place to...More

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topmuseum, Manager at Tread of Pioneers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your four star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. I am glad you were connected to our programming and events. Several events per month in the winter, and four times per week events offered in the summer!...More

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