The Tread of Pioneers Museum
The Tread of Pioneers Museum in Steamboat Springs, CO reveals the rich and layered history of this town from its early beginnings all the way to the present. An illustrious journey through the museum offers entertainment for all ages. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, the museum offers something for everyone, and is one of the main historical landmarks of the town. With a plethora of exhibits, events, tours, and activities, it is a must-stop for anyone interested in the art, culture, and the history of Steamboat Springs as well as American Western history. Get a first-hand look at the Western heritage and the pioneers that built our great country.
Interactive Exhibits and Tours
In the summer, free weekly guided tours of the National Historic District, as well as Howelsen Hill are available. The Mineral Springs Walking Tour is a two-hour free tour in the summer of the over 100 springs with curative and medicinal properties that make Steamboat a world-class spa destination. A self-guided tour, the Historic Places Bike Tour, features such historic landmarks as the Seventh Street District and the Mesa School, among others. In addition, the museum features amazing exhibits that detail the life and culture of Native Americans as well as the history of agriculture, mining, pioneer settlement, and skiing.
Fun for the Whole Family
With special activities and hands-on interactive exhibits dedicated to kids such as the Kids Scavenger Hunt and other video and computer exhibits, the museum is a great place for the whole family to enjoy an educational and fun day. The Western Heritage Exhibit showcases everything pioneer from vintage firearms to the history of famous outlaws such as Harry Tracy. You can find the museum at 800 Oak St. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487. They are open Tuesdays through Saturdays between 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is $6 for adults and $2 for children. They can be reached at this phone number: 970-879-2214. Visit them online at www.treadofpioneers.org
Staying in Steamboat Springs
A vacation at Steamboat Springs wouldn’t be the same without a good vacation home that offers great amenities, quick access to the attractions in town, and come at affordable rates. This is why at Resort Lodging Company we pride ourselves at the select collections of vacation rentals managed and maintained by our dedicated staff. Your Steamboat vacation starts with finding the right vacation rental for your budget and taste.