The Premier Showcase of American Mining

 

Miners posing at the Suffolk Mine in San Miguel County, Colorado.

 

 

Explore the history of a mineral that makes steel stronger, mined in Leadville, CO!

 

 

 

Explore a recreation of a coal mine!

 

 

 

Find minerals from Colorado to Africa in the Frost Collection!

Museum

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

About Us

Exhibits

Collections

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

2020 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

Tours

Hours and Location

JOIN US!

for the National Mining Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2020!

 

This broadcast ceremony will be a live feed on October 24th, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN THE CEREMONY!

 

 

Join us as we honor this year's inductees: Alberto Benavides, Dr. Roshan B. Bhappu, Hugh W. Evans, Raymond W. Threlkeld, and Dr. Spencer R. Titley. Our Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award will also be presented to Minerals Education Coalition for their exemplary work in education.

We will also bring you inside the museum, and show some of the remarkable exhibits and activities we present here at the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum.

Bring your beverage and snack, and get comfortable!

 


 

 

GET READY FOR THE FINALE OF THE GREAT DEBATE!!!

 

 

We'll all have a ringside seat to witness the final boasts, toasts and roasts on October 30th at 7 pm Mountain Time!

Just email us at info@mininghalloffame.org and we will include you on our invitation list to join us live on Zoom.

It promises to be a fun evening with a few knockout punches thrown in.

 

 

Who will have the final word? Will it be those rascally metallurgists and processing people? Or will the geoscientists come from behind to take the title?

 

Pull up your favorite chair, grab a beverage and favorite snack and we will see you on Friday, October 30th at 7:00 p.m.!!! 

 

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE GREAT DEBATE!

 

 

 

Hours

9:00 AM-4:45 PM

DAILY

Location

120 West Ninth St.
Leadville, CO 80461

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Prices

General Admission: $12

Student Admission: $10

Children Under 6: Free

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

Free admission for Lake County students, members of AAM and NARM, and Boy Scouts who are working on or have earned the Mining in Society Merit Badge.

(Visitors must show proof to receive discounted or free admission.)

Click here for group rates.

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