Western Museum of Mining & Industry - Visit Colorado Springs

Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Come visit the Western Museum of Mining & Industry! Guided tours at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. daily. While visiting, see fully operational steam engines including a working hoist, "widow maker" pneumatic drill, and a 37 ton Corliss. Learn to gold pan, where you get to take home whatever you find! Enjoy multiple hands-on displays throughout the exhibit hall and venture through the mock mine drift. Find a souvenir in the museum's Rock N' Gift Shop. Museum members have the option to check out books form the research library, general guests may browse. In addition to daily-guided tours, the museum hosts several special events throughout the year such as Family Exploration Saturdays, special exhibits, a summer farmers market, outdoor machinery operations, the Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival, and the new Speakers' Bureau Lecture Series. With over 27 acres to explore, there is something for everyone at the museum. Colorado's mining history comes to life at the museum that works featuring over 4,000 artifacts on display in the 12,200 square foot exhibit hall.

GOLD! It's burned like a fever in the hearts of men and women everywhere it's been discovered. It drew thousands by boat, on foot,wagon, and horseback to the gold fields of the West where they hoped to make their fortune. Towns grew up overnight and new territories were explored and developed. The Western Museum of Mining and Industry preserves this rich history and brings it to life for you! Nestled along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in scenic Colorado Springs you will find the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.

The Museum is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, and educational interpretation of America's western mining heritage.
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  • Gift Shop
  • Group Discount
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  • Service Animals Only
  • Service Animals Welcome
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  • Phone: 719-488-0880
  • Fax: 719-488-9261
  • 225 North Gate Blvd
  • Colorado Springs, CO  80921
225 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

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