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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
Tue-Sat | 9AM - 4:45PM
CLOSED Sunday - Monday

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
Tue-Sat | 9AM - 4:45PM
CLOSED Sunday - Monday
Location
120 West Ninth St. Leadville, CO 80461
In the News

News

Logo Contest Announced

A winner has been chosen in the contest to name the Gift Shop! The Miner's Pick is the winning entry, submitted by charter NMHFM member Stephen Schwochow! Steve has been a big supporter of the museum for many years. The promised prize was a special selection from our gift shop inventory, and he has chosen to shop our Books section! A second contest has been announced where we will be selecting a new logo to go with the name. The winner will be selected by the staff once again, with the NMHFM Chairman stepping in if a tie needs to be broken. Get your entries in by March 12, 2021!

New Board Members Announced

The National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum announces the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors. These include William Wilson, who will be serving as Treasurer, Todd Myers, Jason Nitz, Mark Compton and Michele Ashby. The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum welcomes these new leaders who will help provide direction and expertise to NMHFM activities.

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

Exhibits
68
Artifacts
950
Annual Visitors
11,266
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

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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...