Summer Art & Science Camp
Advanced Art, Elementary, Toddler and Extended-Day programs are available.
M-F beginning June 10th! MORE >>
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday from 10AM - 4PMWe offer an engaging and dynamic environment that inspires children and families to explore, create and learn together through discovery and play.
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We are excited about our new summer fundraiser and we know you will be too! Come join The Trailhead Children’s Museum in this family friendly event in Crested Butte on Saturday morning June 29th. The race will begin at Totem Pole Park, in downtown CB at 3rd Street and Maroon Avenue. The race will also end here with a raffle and a party for participants!
What is SplatterDash?
You may have heard of the growing Color Run® phenomenon that is sweeping the U.S. The SplatterDash is the Crested Butte version of this exciting race! We will have a 5K and a 1K race course, where individuals and families can participate. Racers will begin at Totem Pole Park with a white t-shirt, that will be provided, and follow either the 5K or 1K race course around the trails and streets of Crested Butte where they … Read More
We are so proud of our 2012-13 Art Students, and had a great time seeing them all show off their collection at the Spring Art Show at the ASCA on Elk! Here are a few of the highlights, enjoy…
Want a FUN and hassle free place to host your child’s next birthday party? The Trailhead is the perfect spot for kids to play, create, explore and celebrate their special day! Choose a theme and art project for your guests and have fun playing at The Museum!
Standard Rental: $135
take 25% off the standard rental
Birthday Theme Options
Under The Big Top
Reserve Today – (970)349-7160
The Third Thursday of Every Month
5PM – 7:30PM | $25 for up to 2 children, FREE for Members
Join the Trailhead Children’s Museum for an after-hours babysitting event! Drop your kids off for a private evening of fun and excitement with Trailhead Instructors. Children must be 18 months old and walking to attend. Reservations are on a first come first serve basis and you must register in advance. Registration begins the first of each month and you must sign up in person.
Please bring the following to the Trailhead when you drop off your child:
- a water bottle or sippy cup for your child with their name on it
- A sack “dinner” (we do have a microwave if things need to be heated)
- A change of clothes
- Diapers and wipes if necessary.
Children must be 18 months old and walking to attend. A maximum of 12 children per night can be accomodated. Space is filled on a first come … Read More
It’s Time to Make Music!
Open to the public every day, 9AM to 6PM
The hills are alive with the sound of music thanks to a brand new public installation by the Trailhead Children’s Museum. On Wednesday, December 5, The Trailhead unveiled their newest exhibit, the outdoor Musical Instrument Garden. Located outside the current Trailhead facility in the base area of Mt. Crested Butte, the Garden includes five permanent outdoor musical instruments made by the company Free Notes Harmony Parks, with a weather station, weaving station and outdoor garden underway. The Board of Directors has graciously made the exhibit open to the public with a suggested donation for those not entering the Museum.
The Trailhead Children’s Museum Unveils a Hands-on Musical Experience to Inspire a Love of Music for All Ages
“We believe that something as multi-generational as music should be for everyone,” said Martha Clarkson, the Trailhead’s new Executive Director. “We anticipate people of all ages, interests and backgrounds