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

Daily | 9:00AM - 4:45PM

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

Daily | 9:00AM - 4:45PM

120 West Ninth St. Leadville, CO 80461
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Private Collection Art Show Catalog

Our private collection art sale will continue into May. Interested parties may bid on any of the pieces in the catalog by sending an email to info@mininghalloffame.org. Please include the Item #, a short description and your bid amount, along with contact information so that we may respond. Suggested prices are listed for each item. The proceeds of this sale will be split equally between the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, and a Colorado School of Mines scholarship fund.

2021 National Hall of Fame Inductees Named

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to announce the class of 2021National Mining Hall of Fame inductees. This year’s inductees, selected by the National Mining Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors, are being honored for setting new and uniform standards and improving existing processes for feasibility studies and resource/reserve estimation, executive contributions and proactive leadership in safety and diversity, innovative practical application of geostatistics, and lifetime contributions to the education of many of the world’s leading mining industry professionals.

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

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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

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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...