The Premier Showcase of American Mining

Location, Hours & Prices


Open Tuesday-Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM


Closed Mondays November-April


(Last ticket sold at 4:15 PM)


Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day


We suggest a minimum of 2 hours to explore our 25,000 square feet of exhibits!




General Admission: $12

Student Admission: $10

Children Under 6: Free


General Admission discounted $2 for seniors (65 & older), active/retired 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

Free admission for active military and immediate family (Memorial Day to Labor Day)


Group Rates (per person)

Groups - Please call to make reservations!

Group Guided Tour (by reservation; 10+ people): $18

Group Self-Guided Tour (by reservation; 10+ people): $10

College Student Group (outside of CMC-Leadville Campus):  $10

School Group (K-12 outside of Lake County): $3

Lake County School Group (K-12 and CMC): Free



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GPS Lat/Long: 39.25133N, 106.29381W

UTM: 388357E, 4345471N


Located at 120 W. 9th St, Leadville, CO we are within walking distance of the entire downtown Historic District.

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