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Get a sneak peek at the National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum! Check out our virtual exhibits to learn the importance of minerals and mining.

Copper

Mineral of the Past/Future: Did you know that the average American uses 1,800 pounds of copper in their lifetime? Learn more about this fascinating metal in this bilingual English / Spanish exhibit.

Perspectives

Get a birds-eye view of mining sites with photos by the late F.E. “Bill” Dubois, a mining inspector and private pilot.

History

Learn how gold has sent ships across the world, backed countless wars, drawn thousands westward, and been a real asset in an increasingly abstract economy.

What's in a Place

Click the arrows in this painting of Leadville’s California Gulch to learn the stories of colorful characters from the Silver Rush heyday.

Leadville Miners

What’s it really like to work in a mine? Watch these videos of Leadville miners to hear their stories firsthand.d

What's in a Place

Click the arrows in this painting of Leadville’s California Gulch to learn the stories of colorful characters from the Silver Rush heyday.

Leadville Miners

What’s it really like to work in a mine? Watch these videos of Leadville Miners to hear their stories firsthand.

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Visit Our Online Gift Shop

To extend your virtual experience, be sure to visit our Gift Shop online! There, you’ll find books, minerals, kids’ games, clothes, souvenirs, and much more.

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