The Premier Showcase of American Mining

Location, Hours & Prices


Open daily 9 AM - 4:45 PM

(Last ticket sold at 4:15 PM)

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


Please note the Hennebach Wing will be closed on Saturday, October 12th for a private event.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day



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.


Group Rates (per person)

Groups must call for reservations at least one week in advance to ensure availability and make any special arrangements!

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