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Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history!
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Tues - Sat: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


SNOWSHOE THROUGH HISTORY HAPPY HOUR
Tuesday 1/22/2019 4:00 pm
Location: LEGACY/HUTCHINSON RANCH
35435 HWY 40, Steamboat Springs, CO
Cost: Free
Travel back in time with Yampatika and the Tread of Pioneers Museum as we explore the Legacy/Hutchinson Ranch on snowshoes before we head inside to warm up with some coffee, tea, cocoa, and warm alcoholic beverages
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A Taste of History - Historic cooking methods, recipes, and food tastings.
Friday 1/25/2019 12:00 pm
Friday 2/22/2019 12:00 pm
Friday 3/29/2019 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: Free
Last Friday in January, February, and March at noon in the community room.
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Who Was the Sculptor in Buckskin?
Monday 1/28/2019 6:30 pm
Location: Library Hall (1289 Lincoln Ave.)
Cost: Free
Alexander Phimister Proctor: His life was his art. His living was his love for his wife, family & hunting in the West. An evening with historian & storyteller Dave Lively.
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Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections
Tuesday 1/29/2019 3:00 pm
Friday 2/1/2019 11:00 am
Tuesday 2/19/2019 4:00 pm
Thursday 3/14/2019 11:00 am
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO Cost: Free
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).
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History Happy Hours
Tuesday 2/5/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 3/5/2019 5:30 pm
Tuesday 4/2/2019 5:30 pm
Location: Butcherknife Brewery (2875 Elk River Rd.)
Cost: Free
Sponsors Special thanks to the Rabbit Ears Motel and Butcherknife Brewery for supporting this event!
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum the first Tuesday of every month, October through April, at 5:30pm at the Butcherknife Brewery for our most popular event series called "History Happy Hours." The event takes the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County history out to the community and into beloved happy hour. To sweeten the deal, each attendee receives one free craft beer compliments of Butcherknife Brewery.
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“The History and Skiing in Colorado” with Professor Duane Vandenbusche
Wednesday 2/6/2019 7:00 pm
Winter Carnival Presentation Location: Olympian Hall
Cost: FREE but all attendees must have a Winter Carnival button. Buttons can be purchased at the door.

Vandenbusche has been a professor of History at Western State College since 1962. He is the author of 11 books on western Colorado. He has deep knowledge and love of Colorado and skiing and is excited to share his passion with Steamboat Springs during Winter Carnival. www.treadofpioneers.org
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Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Film Series at the Chief Theater
Tuesday 2/12/2019 6:00 pm
Tuesday 3/12/2019 6:00 pm
Location: Chief Theater (813 Lincoln Ave.)
Cost: Free

Back by popular demand, the Tread of Pioneers Museum’s Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater on select dates December through March at 6pm. Everyone’s invited to come out of the cold and into the warm and cozy Chief Theater to see all the fascinating films we have in store for you.
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Human Imprint: The Structures, Artifacts and Evidence of Women at Historic and Exhibit
Tuesday 3/26/2019 12:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St., Steamboat Springs, CO
Cost: Free
Artist: Sarah Gjertson
As a compendium to the works on view in the “Human Imprint” project, Gjertson will reveal the research and artistic process behind the project, including more information about specific sites and individual women whose lives remain relatively unknown.
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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events

The Tread of Pioneers Museum offers something for everyone. Experience the rich heritage of Steamboat Springs through our ever- changing exhibits, tours, special events, and more. Become a member to receive program and event invitations and support our efforts to preserve and share the heritage of the Yampa Valley.

Guided Tours & Events

The museum offers three guided tours in the summer that take place throughout the Steamboat Springs community- Downtown Historical, Olympic Heritage and Mineral Springs (with Yampatika) Tours. Visit local historic landmarks and learn more about the fascinating heritage that makes Steamboat Springs a one-of- a-kind destination.

Storytelling Series

Join us for our current Brown Bag Summer Storytelling Series. Find more details about these tours and seasonal programs.

Kids and Family Activities

Kids and Family Activities The Tread of Pioneers Museum presents dozens of annual programs and events enjoyed by children of all ages and their families.
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.


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.

 

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