The Premier Showcase of American Mining

What's On at the Museum

Upcoming Events


Saturday, November 24 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM - Mining in Space

Free with paid admission and for members ages 6-12 Kids' Program.

Learn what the future of mining looks like and design your own space mining space mining vehicle!


Saturday, November 24 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Small Business Saturday

Free admission to the Gift Shop to start your holiday shopping.

Regular prices apply for admission to the exhibits and kids' program.


Thursday, December 6 from 3:00 - 5:00 PM - Miner's Day Kid's Craft Activity

Activity included with regular museum admission.

Celebrate Miner's Day with a trip to the NMHFM! You can make and take a faux stained glass craft. Templates will be available or you may create your own design.


Saturday, December 8 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lake County Appreciation Day and Holiday Sale

Free admission for Lake County residents with proof of residency.

Snacks, kids' activities, and sale items in the Gift Shop.


Saturday, December 8 from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM - Crystal Christmas Tree Ornament

Free with paid admission and for members ages 6-12 Kids' Program.

Learn how crystals form and create your own crystal Christmas ornament. 

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