The National Mining Hall of Fame holds more than 250 stories of men and women who achieved lasting greatness in mining and natural resources.
Take a surface tour to experience the Tabors’ legendary story and see the historic Matchless Mine—a true legacy of the American West.
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
From a giant dinosaur track to meteorites to realistic walk-in mine replicas, you’ll find plenty of fun things…
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!
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