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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum - Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
215 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80903Map
+1 719 385 5990
Neighborhood: Central/ Downtown
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If you want a day to acclimate to the altitude and learn a bit about the city you’re going to visit, stop at the free Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum. The exhibits are enlightening (who knew dentistry in the 1800s was that terrifying?), but the building itself, a real gem, is worth a visit alone. It’s the rescued—once slated for demolition—1903 El Paso County Courthouse. You can still see the judge’s chambers and ornate accoutrements of its past life. The city’s history archives reside in the basement. The museum is in danger of closing because of lack of funds, but it remains open at least through 2010.

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By Ginger Becker | Posted 10/23/13
  History is in the making if you visit to Colorado Springs you need to visit  
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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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