Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

215 S Tejon St Colorado SpringsCO80903

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With over 40,000 objects in its collections, the Colorado Springs Pioneer Museum seeks to interpret, research and preserve the unique culture and history of the Pikes Peak Region. In keeping with this mandate, exhibits have included significant quilt collections, Native American Exhibits,Van Briggle pottery and a regional fine art exhibit. The museum is is housed in a former El Paso County...
by worldweb on June 09, 2014 from worldweb

Editorial Reviews

Housed in the former El Paso County Courthouse (1903), which is on the National Register of Historic Places, this museum is an excellent place to begin your visit to Colorado Springs. Exhibits depict the community’s rich history, including its beginning as a fashionable resort, the railroad and mining eras, and its growth and development in the 20th century. Also here is the Victorian home of...
by frommers on July 13, 2007 from frommers

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Ignite Your Curiosity. Discover Your Story. FREE Admission. The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, located in the former El P...aso County Courthouse (1903), portrays the history and culture of the Pikes Peak Region in exhibits emphasizing the unique character of this uncommon Front Range community. As the focal point of the City’s lovely downtown, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum draws...
by facebook on August 24, 2015 from facebook
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum builds a lasting connection to the Pikes Peak region by preserving and sharing our cultural history.
by localcom on May 03, 2014 from localcom
The Pikes Peak region's history is directly linked to the story of the 1859 "Pikes Peak or Bust" gold rush. The rush for gold compelled ordinary people to take extraordinary risks in coming to this area. Although there were rumors of gold in the Rockies for centuries, it took a convergence of economic and political conditions for the promise of reward to outweigh the risks of travel. Though the...
by cityvoter on November 03, 2013 from cityvoter