Tours and Seasonal Programs
Downtown Walking Tours & Storytelling
The museum has a guided walking tour series featuring our historic downtown. Or, join us for our current storytelling series.
Fridays June 18 - September 17, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Starts at the Art Depot ( 1001 13th St. )
Join the Tread of Pioneers Museum and Steamboat Creates for a free guided tour of Steamboat’s most iconic historic and cultural sites in downtown Steamboat Springs. Start at the historic Art Depot on 13th St. for a guided tour of this treasured landmark and newly refurbished art studio caboose. Click here to read more
Thursdays June 17 - September 16 2021
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Starts at the Tread of Pioneers Museum ( 800 Oak St.)
Starts at the Tread of Pioneers Museum, 800 Oak St. This easy walking tour highlights the historic buildings and development of downtown Steamboat Springs and unveils the stories of the town's founding ... Click here to read more
Tuesdays June 15 - September 14, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 10:00am
Meet at Howelsen Hill Lodge
(845 Howelsen Hill Parkway)
FreeTours led by local Olympians. Starts at Howelsen Hill Lodge at Howelsen Hill, 845 Howelsen Pkwy. This tour explores Steamboat’s Olympic heritage; the multiple talents of Carl Howelsen; and the history of the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, Winter Carnival, Howelsen Hill, and ski jumping. Click here to read more
June 23 - Sept 1, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Art Depot (1001 13th St.)
FreeStarts at the Art Depot at 1001 13th St. Find out about the curative properties of the springs and why Steamboat was slated ... Click here to read more
See historic Routt County by bicycle! Simply download the historic places self-guided bike tour guide (created by the City of Steamboat Springs) and learn about the Seventh Street District, the Mesa School, and many more places then go see them for yourself! Click here to read more
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.