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.


  • Reservations Not Needed
  • AAA Discount
  • AARP/Senior Discount
  • ADA Compliant
  • Admission Fee
  • Bus/RV Parking
  • Business Check
  • Cash
  • Corporate Rates
  • Discover
  • Family/Kid Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Discount
  • Group Friendly
  • MasterCard
  • Military Discount
  • Personal Check
  • Service Animals Only
  • Service Animals Welcome
  • VISA
  • WIFI

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FREE Child’s Admission at WMMI

*Receive 1 free Child’s Admission when 1 Regular Adult Admission is purchased. Limit 1 free admission per family/group. Not valid on previous purchases or with other discounts, offers or promos. No cash value. Valid through 12/31/2019.

EXPIRES: 12/31/2019

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10%* OFF Venue Space Rental

Looking for the most unique and perfect space to accommodate your next special event? From birthday parties, anniversary celebrations and weddings to corporate meetings and social occasions, we’ve got you covered! WMMI is conveniently located along I-25 (Exit 156), right across from the North Gate of the famous US Air Force Academy. With 20+ acres of space, scenic views in every direction and rental options both indoors and out-- you’re next event is sure to be unlike any other. For more information or to arrange a tour, please give us a call.

*Receive 10% off your next event booking at WMMI when you present this coupon. No cash value. Not valid on previous/existing bookings or with other offers. Offer good through 12/31/2019.

EXPIRES: 12/31/2019

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15%* OFF at WMMI’s Rockin’ Gift Shop

*Present this coupon for 15% off at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry Rockin’ Gift Shop. No cash value. Not valid on previous purchases or with other discounts, offers or promos. Exclusions (specialty items) may apply. Valid through 12/31/2019.

EXPIRES: 12/31/2019

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  • Phone: 719-488-0880
  • Fax: 719-488-9261
  • 225 North Gate Blvd
  • Colorado Springs, CO  80921
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