Buell Children’s MuseumÂ – 210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003 | (719) 295-7200 – The nationâs No. 2 ranked Childrenâs Art Museum, according to Child Magazine, is here in Pueblo. This 12,000-square-foot, two-level facility offers innovative, hands-on exhibits focusing on the arts, science and history for people ages one to 101.
Pueblo Railway MuseumÂ – 132 W. B St., Pueblo, CO 81003 | (719) 251-5024 – Operated by the Pueblo Locomotive and Rail Historical Society, the museum features vintage railroad equipment including the 2912, a former AT&SF 4-8-4-steam locomotive that the group is restoring to operating condition.
Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft MuseumÂ – 31001 Magnuson Ave., Pueblo, CO 81001 | (719) 948-9219 – The museum has a collection of 26 airplanes including a B-29 bomber and a RB-37. The Memorial Museum traces the history of the B-24 and the activities of Allied units that once flew B-24s.
El Pueblo History MuseumÂ – 301 N. Union Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003 | (719) 583-0453 – The museum exhibits chronicle human events in the region from prehistoric times through 1900, when railroads and commercial developments helped make Pueblo the major industrial center in Colorado.
Hose Company #3 Fire MuseumÂ – 116 Broadway Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004 | (719) 553-2830 – The building at this location is the only remaining firehouse in Pueblo that housed horse-drawn fire equipment and one of two remaining that has the famous brass pole still intact. The building was erected in 1881 and the last fire alarm was sounded on March 9, 1979.
Art & Soul of Pueblo Street GalleryÂ – Downtown Pueblo – This outdoor sculpture project promotes art as an important element in arts education, cultural pride and community redevelopment. These works of art are displayed throughout the downtown area.
Pueblo Levee Mural ProjectÂ – The Arkansas River levee is the canvas for the Pueblo Levee Mural Project, a 3-mile-long piece of artwork that holds the Guinness Book of World Recordsâ distinction as being the worldâs largest continuous painting. Not bad for something that began 30 years ago as isolated graffiti.
City ParkÂ – 800 Goodnight Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005 | (719) 566-1745 – Home to the Pueblo Zoo, City Park also has a tennis complex, swimming pool, softball fields, stocked lakes, kiddie rides, a wooden carousel, and nearly 200 acres of grass and playground area.
Pueblo ZooÂ – 3455 Nuckolls Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005 | (719) 561-9664 – The friendly atmosphere of the Pueblo Zoo makes it one of the area’s favorite attractions. Located in City Park, it exhibits more than 350 animals from 122 species, including several endangered. The zooâs lovely gardens invite relaxing picnics. Its exceptional education programs reach students from throughout southern Colorado. The most popular new exhibit features northern river otters.
Pueblo Plaza Ice ArenaÂ – 100 N. Grand Ave., Pueblo, CO 81003 | (719) 553-2730 – One of the finest indoor skating facilities in southern Colorado, the arena is open for skating, skating lessons, hockey, broomball and curling.
Colorado State FairÂ – (719) 561-8484 – Held the last week of August, the Colorado State Fair is a celebration of the people, agriculture, art, music, natural resources and industries that collectively display the culture and livelihood of Colorado. The Colorado State Fairgrounds welcomes dozens of concerts, livestock shows, carnival rides, horse shows, professional rodeo and creative art exhibits.