The Premier Showcase of American Mining




The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum has a diverse collection of artifacts, specimens, archival, and library material. Access to this material may be granted upon request for research or academic use. Requests for access must include reason, type of research and outcome (will it be published, personal use, etc.). If you would like to make a research request, please contact the Curatorial Department,

For researchers choosing to visit the Museum, appointments must be arranged in advance so that workspace and supervision can be arranged.
Please be aware, there will be a research charge of $10.00/hour after the initial free search for desired materials.  

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