Western Museum of Mining & Industry, Colorado Springs

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 130 reviews on the web
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  • I have been to this museum twice, and it was delightful each time. If you are interested in seeing the old mining machinery working, you absolutely must go during a tour. Tour times are available on t...  read more »
  • I take my vacation the last two weeks of each year to enjoy Halloween and the haunted attractions in Denver. Each attraction has it's own flavor if you will. I really enjoy the Haunted Mines because i...  read more »
  • Truly enjoyed seeing all the vintage cars, trucks, and trackers. The only problem was that I am temporarily in a wheelchair and there was no pathway of any sort for my wheelchair to traverse. We ended...  read more »
  • It was really fun. I remeber digging for gold there in 1st grade. I also learned about how musical instruments were made of metal that could only be found underground.
  • Great place! Loved our tour. I think you can do a self guided tour but they do have guided tours and ours was excellent. Great place to take your family. Neat stuff!
  • Very interesting museum. Had a lot of equipment like engines etc and outdoor exhibits.
  • A great place to bring children, so they learn how the minerals that make up the metals in there toys, car, phone, and much more in there lives are found, mined, processed, ... And the history of the miners, towns, why they were abandoned and started again
  • Great tour of museum. The Guide runs all the old machines, including steam engines with giant flywheels.
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