Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
This museum is dedicated to the history of the Colorado Springs and Pikes Peak region. Besides the museum, they offer lectures, music family fun day, Core Culture Art & History tours outside the museum, children’s history tour, and various other activities available often for free. You can find detailed information on their calendar.
Exhibits include permanent displays highlighting regional history and changing galleries dedicated to exploring special topics. There are several exhibits exploring Pikes Peak, Arts and Facts of Business in Colorado Springs, several art exhibits and how different cultures in the region have established themselves and thrived.
Every Saturday from noon to 2pm there is a free 20-minute tour where trained volunteer docents share information about their favorite exhibits and objects. They encourage you to reserve your spot ahead of time as there is a 20-participant max.
With a new theme on the third Wednesday for ages 2-6, and the last Saturday for ages 7-10, each month children can explore history by reading a story, taking a tour of some of the exhibits and then participating in a craft. Reservations are required.
School groups visit during the school year from September to May and are requested to come Tuesdays through Fridays with a limit of 60 students. Writing utensils are not allowed in the museum and there is no indoor area for eating sack lunches.
They also offer walking tours for adults Tuesdays through Saturdays that take an hour and have a 40-participant maximum. Reservations are required.
The cost is free however donations are accepted. They are located at 215 S. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, CO 80903. For further questions please call 719-385-5990 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. They are open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am to 5pm, Closed various holidays- see website for details