Tread of Pioneers Museum, Steamboat Springs

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Step into the shoes of an American pioneer at Tread of Pioneers Museum, occupying a grandiose old house and offering a range of exhibits and activities, including guided tours, hands-on workshops, and scavenger hunts. Learn how to knit a sweater using a spinning wheel, or cook a recipe from a traditional pioneer cookbook. Using our custom trip planner, Steamboat Springs attractions like Tread of Pioneers Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a very nice museum that does a nice job of highlighting the settling of the Yampa Valley and the town of Steamboat Springs, plus the great winter sports athletes that have lived and trained...  more »
  • Visited today. Staff was very friendly and helpful - first day of opening since coronavirus shutdown. Impressive displays of town history both historical and natural, providing information about the.....  more »
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  • Lovely, knowledgeable women who greet you. It always warms me to learn of people who desire to preserve the history of particular regions, no matter how small. It is an eclectic mix of artifacts that don't necessarily match the setting, but it's nice to see on a hot afternoon.
  • Went there to learn about the history of Steamboat Springs. Seems like the place has good info., but couldn't concentrate on any of material due to the front desk lady and a friend of hers talking so loudly they could be heard throughout the museum. Frustrated at having to read the same thing over and over, I finally left after 30 minutes. What should have been an informative experience was a total waste of time and money.
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