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"Best Of Leadville" awarded to museum

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April 24,2020

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The museum is excited to be selected as Leaville/Twin Lakes best museum and for hosting the community's best event!  Thank you to everyone who voted for us, we appreciate your support.  We share these designations with our awesome volunteers who help us keep the museum running, creating new exhibits, and assist with our events.

Photo reel Spirits in the Shaft: a 1920s wine, beer, & whiskey tasting

Be sure to join us for 2021's Spirits in the Shaft: Denim & Diamonds

Saturday, February 6th.

About the Museum

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

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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


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