Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
970-879-2214 - Hours & Admission

Current Events

Behind-the-Scenes Tours of Collections
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Tuesday - 05/23/2017, 11:00am
Thursday - 06/08/2017, 4:00pm
See next page for complete list of dates.
Go behind-the-scenes with our Curator to see the thousands of artifacts being preserved in our on-site collections care facility (1/2 hr. tour).

113th Annual Routt County Pioneer Picnic
Bring a covered side dish or appetizer to share. Meat, drinks, dessert, and all tableware provided.
Location: Steamboat Mountain School: 42605 RCR 36
Saturday - 06/10/2017: Noon-2:00pm; FREE

Open House at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse
Location: Mesa Schoolhouse
Wednesday - 06/28/2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday - 07/21/2017, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday - 08/09/2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Step back in time! Tour the historic Mesa Schoolhouse (33985 Hwy 40) and experience student and teacher life at the turn-of-the-century in this one-room schoolhouse. Learn about historic toys and recess games, Routt County school history, and much more.

Pioneer Days at the Historic Mesa Schoolhouse
Location: Mesa Schoolhouse
Friday - 06/16/2017, 1:00pm- 3:00pm
Wednesday - 07/19/2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us at the historic Mesa School (33985 Hwy 40) for pioneer activities and crafts for kids ages 5 and up with adult. Activities include a Mountain Man demonstration showing how these rugged men of the past survived in the wilderness, a spinning wheel demonstration showing how wool goes from sheep to sweaters, including a hands-on drop spindle spinning activity, and candle dipping. Co-sponsored by the City of Steamboat Springs.

School Tours and Programs
School tours and special programs are a large part of the activities at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. Museum staff tailor our school tours to the state required curriculum. We also offer children's programs and events throughout the year.
Daily Treasure Hunt for Kids
Kids use the treasuer map to answer clues and riddles about artifacts at the museum. All children get to choose a prize from the treasure chest upon completing the treasure hunt. A fun and interactive way to learn about the history of Steamboat Springs.


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