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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Hours: Fri & Sat: 11-5
970-879-2214 - Hours & Admission
800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Current Events

Local Steamboat Activities & Current Events


Iconic Steamboat Walking Tour
Friday 1/29/2021 12:00 pm
Friday 2/5/2021 12:00 pm
Friday 2/12/2021 12:00 pm
Friday 2/19/2021 12:00 pm
Location:Starts at the Art Depot ( 1001 13th St, )
Cost: Free

Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Creates for a free guided tour of Steamboatís most iconic historic and cultural sites in downtown Steamboat Springs. Start at the historic Art Depot on 13th St. for free hot cocoa and a guided tour of this treasured landmark and newly refurbished art studio caboose.
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VIRTUAL A Taste of History - Historic cooking Methods, Recipes, and Food Tastings.
Friday 1/29/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 2/26/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday 3/26/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Cost: Free
Take a culinary journey through the past with the Tread of Pioneers Museum in the tasty three-part series, ďA Taste of History.Ē We invite you to ...
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VIRTUAL History Happy Hour
Tuesday 2/2/2021 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 3/2/2021 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 4/6/2021 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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! First up: Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 5:30pm Linda Wommack shares the story of Ann Bassett!
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Ute History Kids Program
Wednesday 2/3/2021 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 2/3/2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 2/4/2021 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 2/4/2021 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Tread of Pioneers Museum (800 Oak St. )
Cost: Free
The Tread of Pioneers is launching small group history programs in the month of February to support in-person student learning! These hands-on, engaging programs will be offered to 2nd - 5th graders for free.
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Olympic Heritage Tour
Wednesday 2/3/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 2/10/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wednesday 3/10/2021 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
(845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
Cost: Free

Tours led by the USAís only six-time Olympian Todd Lodwick. Starts at Howelsen Hill Lodge at Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. This tour explores Steamboatís Olympic heritage; the multiple talents of Carl ...
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Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series
Wednesday 2/10/2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 3/10/2021 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:
Youtube and Facebook.
Cost: Free

Tread of Pioneers Museumís Winter Film Series is back this winter! This year's events will take place virtually/online for COVID-19 safety. Tune in to our Facebook page or our Youtube Channel on the second Wednesday of each month. If you miss it, the recordings will live in both of those places permanently!
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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.
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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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.