The Premier Showcase of American Mining

What's On at the Museum

Upcoming Events

For all events, children must be accompanied by an adult.


October 19th, 2019, 6:30 pm  The Fire of Indignation: Mother Jones.  Join University of Colorado Denver Associate Professor of Political Science as discusses the significance of the recent induction into the National Mining Hall of Fame of the most famous labor fighter you've never heard of Mary Harris "Mother" Jones. Professor Walsh will also be discussing his work in Leadville's Evergreen Cemetery to erect a monument memorializing the unmarked graves, many young Irish men, there.  Free although donations are being requested to help fund the memorial.


October 31st, 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm, Trick or Treat at the Museum.   Limited museum access, get your treats in the hard rock mine if you dare!  Free.


December 6, 2019, 9:00 am - 8:00 pm  Community Appreciation Day.  Free admission for Lake County residents.


Feb. 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Annual wine, beer, & whiskey tasting event.  1920 and the Roaring 20s:  Celebrating the 100th anniversary of women winning the nationwide right to vote.

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

2019 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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