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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2206
+1 719-385-5990
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An interesting glimpse into the region's past

This museum was right across the street from my office in Downtown Colorado Springs. We joined as... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Interesting if you have a little time to burn

This museum gives an overview of the history of Colorado Springs. It's nice to see the history come... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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215 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2206
+1 719-385-5990
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This museum was right across the street from my office in Downtown Colorado Springs. We joined as members for a year and visited a handful of times, each time there was a new exhibit, we would also bring visiting family to the museum so they...More

Thank tarao533
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This museum gives an overview of the history of Colorado Springs. It's nice to see the history come to life and great that the city has such large space for their historical artifacts. I may have not been too into it since it was regional...More

Thank alexf1347
Reviewed 16 October 2017

They say old courthouses never die, they just become museums. And this is certainly one of them. The old El Paso County courthouse is now well over 100 years old and contains an amazing collection of artifacts from early Colorado history. Please don't miss this...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a great attraction in The Springs. The beautiful old courthouse now houses the Pioneer Museum that covers the history of Colorado Springs from its inception. Even has a working turn of the century elevator, and a pristine court room. Even has exhibits on...More

1  Thank majkaos007
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is situated in the 1903 El Paso County Courthouse. An absolutely beautiful building. There are many thematic rooms covering the history of the region. Truly fascinating.

Thank DreamTraveler365
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This museum is located in downtown Colorado Springs in the old El Paso county courthouse. There are two floors of exhibits and a 100 year old cage elevator you can ride between the two floors. There was an exhibit on Van Briggle pottery, an exhibit...More

2  Thank suzhumone
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The pioneer museum is FREE! They do ask for donations. It is in the old court house built in 1913. Complete with a bird cage elevator that works, Several rooms each giving history of the area. We were visiting and learned a lot about the...More

1  Thank Louetta S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My husband and I spend a couple hours in it. Initially we went to kill some time while we waited for something else we were going to do, what a pleasant surprise! It was incredibly educational. It's not super large, but whatever is shown in...More

1  Thank cocoloustaunau
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The Pioneer's Museum has changing special exhibits and some great history of the west, Colorado Springs and Colorado in the standing exhibits. Great value as they ask for donations rather than charge admission fee. They have western art and artifacts. Worth taking a few hours...More

Thank debbiebernardo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went in last week on a rainy day. Glad I did it had a lot of history of the area that unless you grew up there would not know. This is a free admissions with donations. I enjoyed it.

Thank Robert K
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Isaiah P
22 May 2015|
Response from mcstache |
Yes. There is a handicapped/wheelchair entrance as well as an elevator indoors.