The Premier Showcase of American Mining


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Boy Scouts who are working on or who have earned the Mining in Society Merit Badge receive free admission to the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum! Troop visits welcome.  Please call ahead if possible and we will have a Mining in Society scavenger hunt, pencils, and clipboards ready for your visit.  With enough advance notice, we may be able to schedule a guided tour by a miner.  Contact our Educational Programming & Events Coordinator, Emma Reynolds, at 719-486-1229 to make arrangements.

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

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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