The Tread of Pioneers Museum will be open daily, 11am-5pm, Nov. 17-26 for the Festival of Trees events. Closed Thanksgiving Day.
The events are free for Routt County residents.

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Current Events

Upcoming Events

Nov
18
Sun
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
19
Mon
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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20
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Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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21
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Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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22
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Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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23
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Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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24
Sat
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
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25
Sun
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Nov
26
Mon
Festival of Trees…
11:00 AM
Dec
4
Tue
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
11:00 AM
Dec
4
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Dec
11
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Dec
20
Thu
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
2:00 PM
Jan
9
Wed
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
1:00 PM
Jan
15
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Jan
29
Tue
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
3:00 PM
Feb
1
Fri
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
11:00 AM
Feb
5
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Feb
12
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Feb
19
Tue
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
4:00 PM
Mar
5
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Mar
12
Tue
Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief …
6:00 PM
Mar
14
Thu
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
11:00 AM
Mar
26
Tue
Human Imprint: The Structures, Artifacts and Evidence of Wom…
12:00 PM
Mar
29
Fri
Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections…
4:00 PM
Apr
2
Tue
History Happy Hours …
5:30 PM
Aug
11
Sun
Open House at the Crawford Home…
10:00 AM

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Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Festival of Trees
November 17-26, 2018, 11am - 5pm

Don't miss the 24th Annual Festival of Trees from November 17-27 at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. The museum is transformed into a magical forest of beautifully decorated trees by local school students, nonprofits, and businesses. Featured events are the Senior Tea and Pioneer Christmas Story-time for Kids. Free for all Routt County residents! Regular fees for out of town visitors.
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Behind the Scenes Tours of Collections
Tuesday 12/4/2018 11:00 am
Thursday 12/20/2018 2:00 pm
Wednesday 1/9/2019 1:00 pm
Tuesday 1/29/2019 3:00 pm
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 12/4/2018 5:30 pm
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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Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series at the Chief Theater
Tuesday 12/11/2018 6:00 pm
Tuesday 1/15/2019 6:00 pm
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 Museumís Winter Films Series returns to the historic Chief Theater on select dates December through March at 6pm. Everyoneís 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 ďHuman ImprintĒ 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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