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Wallace Mining Museum, Wallace

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  • We learned so much here. My husband said the rest of the weekend "we didn't learn that in school",He grew up in idaho. I liked the mine like shaft, I would have loved going in a real one...maybe next ...  more »
  • This small museum located in the visitor information center is well worth the time. The entire community of Wallace is a National Historic Site and the museum documents the mining industry with excell...  more »
  • This is an excellent museum with cool exhibits including authentic mining gear. I liked that there were good written descriptions generously spread throughout.  more »
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  • Excellent tour by a miner with a wealth of knowledge of the mine and mining operations.
  • The staff here are friendly and welcoming. The museum itself is quite small, but there's so much to learn about and see. My kids absolutely loved the scavenger hunt the staff gave them. It really got them to take an interest in the descriptions of all the items and what purpose they served. The motion sensor exhibit was quite neat and lent itself to immersing visitors in the "mining experience." My grandpa bought me some vials of gold and silver as well as some ash when I was young. I always treasured these, and now my kids have had the same special experience. They proudly display their vials on their shelf at home and talk about the museum from time to time.
  • This is a wealth of history. I can't wait to spend more time in here.
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