The premier showcase of American mining

Location, Hours & Prices



Open Tuesday-Sunday, 9 AM - 5 PM

We will be open on Mondays starting May 1, 2017

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year's Day


PLEASE NOTE:  Exceptions to Hours of Operations:

*The museum will be closed on Friday, February 17th to prepare for Wine at the Mine:  Chocolate, Wine & Beer a deep, dark, delicious, decadent tasting event.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.  Purchase tickets by clicking the link above.

Last ticket is sold at 4:45 PM.

We suggest a minimum of 2 hours to explore our 25,000 square feet of exhibits!



General Admission: $12

Student Admission: $10

Children Under 6: Free


General Admission discounted $2 for seniors (65 & older), active/retired military, members of AAA/AARP

Free admission for members of AAM and NARM and Boy Scouts who have earned the Mining in Society Merit Badge

Free admission for active military and immediate family (Memorial Day to Labor Day)


Group Rates (per person)

Group Guided Tour (by reservation; 10+ people): $18

Group Self-Guided Tour (by reservation; 10+ people): $10

School Group (K-12 outside of Lake County): $3

Lake County School Group (K-12 and CMC): Free



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GPS Lat/Long: 39.25133N, 106.29381W

UTM: 388357E, 4345471N


Located at 120 W. 9th St, Leadville, CO we are within walking distance of the entire downtown Historic District.

About the Museum

Explore our 25,000 sq.ft. of interactive and informative exhibits!

About Us



Educational Resources

Hall of Fame

Learn about the industrious men and women who changed the mining world.

About the Hall of Fame

Browse Inductee Database

2016 Inductees

Prazen Award

Matchless Mine

Visit the historic site of the Matchless Mine and learn the story of the infamous Silver King and Baby Doe.

About the Matchless


Hours and Location