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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, Colorado Springs

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The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is located at 215 S. Tejon Street in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The granite building with a domed clock tower was the El Paso County Courthouse building from 1903 to 1973. The museum, which moved to this location in 1979, has fine arts, artifacts and archival collections that document the Pikes Peak region. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places, and was the 2nd property to be listed in El Paso County, after Pikes Peak.
Located within Alamo Square Park the museum is also home to the Starsmore Center for Local History, a manuscript collection and research facility.
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  • Has a lot of exhibits and objects for a free museum. You get a real sense of the history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. The museum covers a variety of subjects and even had... 
    Has a lot of exhibits and objects for a free museum. You get a real sense of the history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. The museum covers a variety of subjects and even had...  more »
  • Lots of great information. Parking is metered. We loved being able to get in an old elevator. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is an original courtroom inside and it was a treat to see. The.....  more
    Lots of great information. Parking is metered. We loved being able to get in an old elevator. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is an original courtroom inside and it was a treat to see. The.....  more »
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  • It's an old county courthouse and it's beautiful inside and out. Very well kept with the largest courtroom beautifully restored and open to tour. It has two levels and any number of displays with items from the 1800's to date. The 1917 birdcage elevator is in working order and takes you back in time when you step in it for the ride!
  • My family and I loved it, and will be going back again! The volunteers were so friendly and everything was amazingly well kept. It was really neat to get to see the history of Colorado Springs.

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