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Go back in time to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum


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Phone: (719) 385-5990

Open: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: 215 S Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, ½ mile east of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

Cost: Free admission, donations welcome.

Go here because: The Pioneers Museum is committed to building a lasting relationship to the Pikes Peak Region by preserving and sharing the cultural history through innovative exhibits.

You must: See the building – it was formerly the El Paso County courthouse; the courtroom on the second floor was used in the television show Perry Mason. The newest exhibit is Evidence: Finding the Facts about General William Jackson Palmer (the found of Colorado Springs).




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