Steelworks Center of the West Museum
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This museum captures a quintessential American story of immigration, industrialization, innovation and conflict. Witness a relic of American industry by visiting this treasure, which sits across the Interstate from the still-pulsing steel mill.
-- Western industrialization
-- Coal and iron mining
-- Steel production
-- The Denver & Rio Grande and Colorado and Wyoming railroads
-- Labor issues
-- Western immigration
The museum features exhibits related to all facets of CF&I and related industries' impacts on the American West. By coming to the Steelworks Museum, you will learn how CF&I played a part in the history and development of Colorado.
FEBRUARY -- FACES OF CF&I: Join the community of Pueblo for a dinner to benefit the Steelworks Museum and Archives on Friday, February 17, 2017. Enjoy dinner, provided by Rosario’s Italian Restaurant, while learning about the history of CF&I and the impact that the company had on Pueblo and Southern Colorado. Held in the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center’s Jackson Conference Room. Tickets: $90 members and $100 guests: 5:30pm Social and Cash Bar 6:30pm Dinner and Program with David Rockefeller Jr, the grandson of CF&I's owner John D Rockefeller Jr.
OCTOBER -- COAL CAMP EXCURSIONS: Visit three of CF&I's coal camps in Fremont County. The tour bus will leave the Steelworks Center at 8:30 am with stops at the coal camps of Rockvale, Williamsburg and Coal Creek. In addition to the mine camps we'll stop at Union Highlands Cemetery near Florence where several CF&I miners are buried. Enjoy lunch and a walking tour in downtown Florence. The day will finish with a tour of the Minnequa Canal headgate of the Arkansas River. Arrive back in Pueblo at about 4:30 in the afternoon. Call Victoria Miller 719-564-9086 ext 108 for dates, reservations and rates.
NOVEMBER -- SAINTS AND SINNERS: We do a tour of 5 historic churches and 6 historic taverns around Pueblo with a scavenger hunt. Call 719-564-9086 for dates, reservations and rates.
STEELWORKS MUSEUM HOURS AND ADMISSION
Monday-Saturday 10am to 4pm.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day.
2017 ADMISSION: $6 adult, $4 child age 4-12; Group discounts when reservations are made in advance.
LOCATION: In Pueblo off I-25 take exit 97A; 215 Canal Street, Pueblo CO 81004.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL: 719-564-9086.
- Specialty Discounts (call for availability): Groups.
- Elevation: 4692 feet above sea level.
- Region: Pueblo - South Central, Colorado
- Setting: Mountain views.
- Credit Cards: Visa Card. MasterCard.
GROUPS REUNIONS AND WEDDINGS
- Group Meeting Area: Indoor room and outdoor area.
FUN THINGS TO DO
PRIMARILY YEAR ROUND ACTIVITIES
- Designated Historic District, Site or Plaza: On site.
- Museum: On site.
PRIMARILY SUMMER ACTIVITIES
- Mine Tours: On site.
- Historic/Cultural Tours: On site.