The museum is open Fridays and Saturdays 11am-5pm OR by appointment by calling 970.879.2214.

Summer hours after June 1- Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm

Connect with us on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and on the Museum During the Pandemic page, for virtual exhibits, events and tours!

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! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history! Your top destination to learn about Steamboat Springs history!
Hours: Fri & Sat: 11-5
and by appointment by calling 970.879.2214
Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

VIRTUAL History Happy Hour

PAST EVENT


History Happy Hours are back this fall and winter! This year's socially distanced events will take place virtually/online, and will include highlights from the previous four years, plus new live events! Tune in to our Facebook page or our Youtube Channel the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm for the rowdy and raucous side of Routt County and Colorado History! if you miss it, the recordings will live in both of those places permanently!

Click here to learn more about this series.

Dates and Topics:

Oct. 6 – "Ann Bassett: Colorado’s Cattle Queen" with author Linda Wommack
Click here to watch this event!

Nov. 3 – “Outlaws Tom Horn and the Bassett Family” with Dan Davidson of the Museum of Northwest Colorado
Click here to watch this event!

Dec. 1 – LIVE ZOOM EVENT! “The Bad Old Days of Colorado: Untold Stories of the Wild West” with author Randi Samuelson-Brown
Click here to watch this event!

Jan. 5 – “Rowdy Routt County” with Laurel Watson, Curator of the Hayden Heritage Center
Click here to watch this event!

Feb. 2 – “Crimes and Conflicts in Routt County” with local historian, Paul Bonnifield
Click here to watch this event!

Mar. 2 – “The KKK in Routt County” with Nita Naugle, Curator of the Tracks and Trails Museum in Oak Creek
Click here to watch this event!

Apr. 6 – “The Death of Joseph Hahn and the History of Hahns Peak” with Becky Hicks of the Hahns Peak Historical Society





What do we mean by rowdy and raucous history? The focus of the talks will be the mysteries, legends, lore, debauchery, conflicts, wars, crimes, lawless, and lawmen of the Wild West.
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The Covid-19 virus is a serious risk. Those visiting the Tread of Pioneers Museum voluntarily assume that risk and expressly waive any and all claims against the Tread of Pioneers Museum in any way related to any illnesses possibly contracted at this venue or any of our events.

Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.