One of the many reasons why Crested Butte, Colorado, is such an outstanding vacation destination is that it has activities and attractions for all ages! Whether you want to go hiking or explore a museum, you’ll find plenty of options that your entire family is guaranteed to enjoy. One place in particular that parents and kids both love is the Trailhead Children’s Museum in Crested Butte. This attraction offers plenty of activities that will interest all its visitors. Take a look at what you can expect from the Trailhead Children’s Museum and make plans to take a trip with your children today!
Everything You Need to Know before Visiting the Trailhead Children’s Museum
Location and Hours
The hours of the Trailhead Children’s Museum vary depending on the season. During the summer (June 13-August 31), the museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The winter season here runs from September 1-June 12, during which they are open from Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and closed for major holidays. Admission is $8.00 and babies under the age of 1 get in for free.
Almost all the exhibits at the Trailhead Children’s Museum are interactive, so kids are able to have fun while learning through a hands-on experience. Inside, you’ll find a wide variety of things to do for kids, such as a puppet theater, art station, science lab, dig pit, dark room, train table, and much more. Outside, kids will able to enjoy a treehouse, where they can have their own adventures, and musical garden where they can play their own songs!
Programs and Events
Not only is the Trailhead Children’s Museum a fun place to explore, but it’s also a great place for your child to learn a new skill! Summer camps are available during the time that kids are out of school, so children of all ages will be able to receive some valuable lessons. Children ages 1-6 can participate in the Winter Drop-Off during the colder months. Parents can leave their kids at the Trailhead Museum with a helpful staff member who will lead them in a variety of fun activities while you’re off skiing!
If you’re looking for more Crested Butte children’s activities, you have plenty of options! Take them to the Crested Butte Library to check out their favorite books or to the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum to learn more about the local history of the area.
Come Stay with Us at Alpine Getaways to Complete your Crested Butte Family Vacation!
Start planning a family getaway to the amazing mountain town of Crested Butte, CO, today! Alpine Getaways provides all their guests with luxurious vacation rentals located throughout the most picturesque parts of this town in the Rocky Mountains. Our outstanding cottages, cabins, apartments, and villas are all comfortably furnished and fully equipped with the finest amenities. You can choose to settle down close to the excellent downtown area with all their numerous shops and cafes, or bask in the peace and quiet of a more secluded, scenic area. No matter where you choose to stay, you’ll be impressed by the quality of comfort our vacation rentals provide! Check our availability online today to start planning a trip that everyone in your family is guaranteed to remember forever.
Photo by romrodinka / Thinkstock