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A Must-See National Museum

The National Mining Hall of Fame holds more than 250 stories of men and women who achieved lasting greatness in mining and natural resources.

Hours
Daily | 9:00AM - 4:45PM

Location
120 West 9th St. Leadville, CO 80461

Matchless Mine

Take a surface tour to experience the Tabors’ legendary story and see the historic Matchless Mine—a true legacy of the American West.

Mining Hall of Fame

High in the Colorado mountains is a hidden gem—an extraordinary museum to mining. In "the Smithsonian of the Rockies," you'll find four full floors of precious metals and rugged pioneers. Of geology and art. Of old gold pans and brand-new techniques. Uncover mining's mystery and its past and future story…more

Hours
Daily | 9:00AM - 4:45PM

Location
120 West Ninth St. Leadville, CO 80461
In the News

News

3rd Quarter 2021 The High Grade Newsletter

We are on the final approach to our 2021 National Mining Hall of Fame Banquet!

Silent Auction Now Online and Accepting Bids

Bid on a remarkable rhodochrosite or a print by WYSO!

We create awesome experiences by showcasing some of the most riveting mining experiences and exhibits in the country

Exhibits
68
Artifacts
950
Annual Visitors
22,029
Hall of Famers
253

Mining Museum Reservations

From a giant dinosaur track to meteorites to realistic walk-in mine replicas, you’ll find plenty of fun things…

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Matchless Mine Guided Tour

Take a surface tour to experience the Tabors’ legendary story and see the historic Matchless Mine—a true…

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Best Family Fun

So many things to see! So much to learn!  So many amazing rocks to look at and interesting stories to read about! Great hidden GEM!

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Leadville is an amazing day trip for those looking to explore the mountains and learn about Colorado's mining history. Definitely, do not miss this museum! While you're here, go check out the Matchless Mine, a great piece of history that's been preserved...