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“Worth a stop.”

National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum
Ranked #4 of 29 things to do in Leadville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside appearance fool you, there is a lot to see. Upon entering was friendly greeted. Others leaving spoke about how they enjoyed it and we did, too. When leaving had another friendly visit and was told about a drive through the old mining area and headed right there. This drive is not for the faint or small car. You travel on gravel roads, some very rough, narrow, and steep, and a longer trip than it looks. But glad we drove it. Recommend museum.

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great to see all the displays about the history of mining and the finds from around the world. quite interesting learning about silver in the area and the importance of mining and all the display boxes of the history of mining!

Thank Darren D
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visited this museum and enjoyed it greatly. They have the best value in the area for stones and rocks etc. so recommend going to their gift shop and checking out Leadville before purchasing rocks and stones in much pricier areas...

Thank Tanyabwilson
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is a must see in Leadville. This is a great attraction if you are looking for an indoor activity. It is also great for all ages! The museum is located in an old school building. There are many great exhibits that highlight mining history and gives you a great look into Leadville's history in mining. Be prepared to see many amazing rocks and minerals from around the world as well as real life exhibits that give you the feeling of being in a real mine. Don't miss the gift shop on the way out where you can get some great souvenirs.

1  Thank Em W
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Francine W, Event Manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your positive experience!

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Covers a huge variety of mining topics, from historical artifacts to modern mining. We spent a couple of hours and you could easily spend several more. They could really benefit from more interactive and video guides to really get an understanding of this dangerous work.

Thank Catherine R
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Francine W, Event manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for spending several hours with us! We appreciate your feedback about videos. We have added three new videos this year and will keep working to improve this aspect of the experience.

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