Leadville Historic Mining Town High in the Rockies Colorado

Tripadvisor (449) · National museum
Address: 120 W 9th St, Leadville, CO 80461
Hours: Closed · Opens tomorrow 9 AM
Days of weekOpen hours
Saturday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Sunday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Monday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Memorial Day, hours may vary
Tuesday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Wednesday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Thursday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Friday
9 AM - 4:45 PM
Service Areas: Leadville · Leadville North · Entire Country
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The National Mining Hall of Fame is a museum located in Leadville, Colorado, United States, dedicated to commemorating the work of miners and … See more

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4.5/5 · 449 reviews
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Apr 18, 2024
This museum exceeded our expectations!! Not fancy, but well curated with a great variety of exhibits, demos and beautiful dioramas. It highlights the region's mining and geology from the early gold … Full review by John S
Apr 14, 2024
This museum was well worth a visit. They had so much to see, we spent two hours there. A wealth of information on mining in the Leadville area, including a very cool exhibit that visitors walk throug… Full review by Peggy S
Mar 14, 2024
A fascinating museum filled with mining and local history. There are so many exhibits that one could easily return and explore more again. The building is also a gem. Worth a quick visit if you don't… Full review by Storyteller728868
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Facts

Established:1977

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Questions & answers

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is museum dog friendly
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I don’t recall but don’t believe so.
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What is the admission price for the museum and for the mine tour?
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If I remember correctly the museum is $10 a person. I don't know if that includes a mine tour or not. The museum is in town, so that is all we went to see. Hope this helps. They do …
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If I remember correctly the museum is $10 a person. I don't know if that includes a mine tour or not. The museum is in town, so that is all we went to see. Hope this helps. They do have a website that might give more information.
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What can you reveal about a very small digging machine designed and built during the 1920s or 30s on display at …
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What can you reveal about a very small digging machine designed and built during the 1920s or 30s on display at the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum by Alonzo Pawling and Henry Harnischfeger of Milwaukee, Wisconsin?
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Thanks for the great question! I learned a few things looking up your answer. The search engines are a wonderful tool. I cc'd your question and pasted it into Google. It took a very long …
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Thanks for the great question! I learned a few things looking up your answer. The search engines are a wonderful tool. I cc'd your question and pasted it into Google. It took a very long 0.6 seconds and there were only 6 hits so very few folks out there know what we now know! Can't post links here so try the same trick. Plenty of pic's and detail in the article so I'm sure you'll find the desired answers...
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