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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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What a fascinating place!

They say old courthouses never die, they just become museums. And this is certainly one of them... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Glen K
Thousand Palms, California, United States
Interesting and Free!!!

This is a great attraction in The Springs. The beautiful old courthouse now houses the Pioneer... read more

Reviewed 2 October 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 15 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 2 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 9 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 14 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
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum. The building itself is a beautiful piece of architecture and historical itself. The museum has lots of small, but very interesting exhibits having to do with the region and its history. The staff were all very friendly and the museum...More

Thank Jacey K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

How can you not go into a museum that is full of Colorado Mining history and other Rockie Mountain history - especially when the cost is $0.00!? This museum in downtown Colorado Springs is in the old El Paso County Courthouse. Within is some of...More

2  Thank Daddio53
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Isaiah P
21 May 2015|
Response from mcstache |
Yes. There is a handicapped/wheelchair entrance as well as an elevator indoors.