Hours: Open Daily from 10AM - 4PM

We offer an engaging and dynamic environment that inspires children and families to explore, create and learn together through discovery and play.
A 501(c)3
Non Profit


Summer Programs and Registration >>

Animated Film Making Class

Show your animated film at the Crested Butte Film Festival!

Ages 9 – 12 | $215
Animated Film Making Class Poster

Join us for a unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of animation with guest instructor Katie Hadar-Meade from Colorado Mesa University. Short stories will be brought to life while learning the basics of film making.

**You will need a camera (phone cameras will work) and laptop computer.**

FULL DAYS | 9 am – 3 pm
Friday Aug. 15 & Aug. 22

AFTER SCHOOL | 3:45 – 5:45
Friday Aug. 29, Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19… Read More

Night At The Museum – Babysitting

The Third Tuesday 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

Let’s Party!

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!

Rental Includes:

  • 2 hours of free play for up to 12 children with parents
  • A take-home art activity of your choosing
  • Staff member on hand for operations/activity
    and clean up


Standard Rental: $135

take 25% off the standard rental

Birthday Theme Options

Under The Big Top
Once Upon a Time…
Awesome Automobiles
Dinosaurs Galore
Customize Your Own Theme!

Reserve Today – (970)349-7160

Birthday at the Trailhead Museum
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