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San Juan County Historical Society, Silverton

(4.8/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
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  • The building does not mine but on the inside it's the cave of Ali Baba. Former prison converted into a Museum, we no longer know where to look. Exploitation of the mine to the exhibition of old stoves through the old coach, not to mention the visit of jails, the time passes very quickly. This museum is really very interesting and we do not regret having walked through the door.
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  • We took the Durango & Silverton train to Silverton and stayed overnight. We decided to give this museum a try and were really glad we did. The museum was much larger than we had expected. You'd turn a...  more »
  • We were in Silverton for a few hours and spent one of them at this great local museum. I would definitely recommend a visit if you enjoy local history and would like to know more about mining in the a...  more »
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  • Thoroughly impressed with this museum. The people behind it have put thought, care, and passion into this experience and it absolutely shows! Well worth a visit!
  • One of the best mining museums that I have visited! Don't miss it if you like local history.
  • History is the best use your mind n learn
  • This is the go to museum for history of this area!
  • GREAT Museum