The Premier Showcase of American Mining

Boom Days

Saturday, August 3rd, 3:00pm - 5:00pm.  Free gold panning outside the museum, additional activities such as rock hounding, rock art,  and Meet a Real Hero- Front Range Mine Rescue inside the museum.  Children admitted free with paying adults, access to entire museum included. Members free.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

About the Museum

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

About Us



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

2018 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


Hours and Location