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Van Briggle Art Pottery exhibit: "From Paris to the Plains"
Opens Saturday, January 16 - From its founding in 1871, local boosters advertised Colorado Springs as a premier health destination for the treatment of tuberculosis. Our region’s greatest asset-turned-industry was its stunning scenery, abundant sunshine and mild climate.
Plan a "hands-on-history" field trip to the museum for your students!
Permanent Exhibit: "Any Place that is North and West: African Americans in Colorado Springs."

Welcome to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

History Matters. The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum (CSPM) is the only institution researching, collecting and interpreting the robust history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. Each year, the Museum welcomes more than 50,000 visitors who learn what our community has been, what it is today and what it can become in the future.

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Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, ExhibitsColorado Springs Pioneers Museum exhibits include permanent displays highlighting regional history and changing galleries dedicated to exploring special topics.


Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, EventsFrom the Pikes Peak Regional History lecture series to Children’s Holiday Magic, the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum offers a variety of special events each year – many of which are FREE.


Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, EventsThe Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum collects, preserves, researches and interprets the history and culture of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. The CSPM is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums.