Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

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Key Info

215 S Tejon St

Price & Hours

Free
Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Details

Museums, Free Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
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After you've toured the historic streets of Old Colorado City, consider making a stop at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. Housed in what was once the early 20th-century El Paso County Courthouse, this museum is filled with old photographs and artifacts that recount the city's story. Visitors can trace Colorado Springs' evolution from a mining town to a popular tourist destination.

It may be small, but this museum wins visitors (particularly history buffs) over with its informative displays. Many recent visitors said you can spend a few hours here, as there is a lot to see and learn, while others say this is a good spot for families thanks to its kid-friendly exhibits and activities. 

Sitting in the heart of Colorado Springs, the Pioneers Museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and admission is free. For more information, check out the museum website.

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