Western Museum of Mining and Industry

225 North Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs

Admission for Two or Four to Western Museum of Mining and Industry (Up to 25% Off)

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Highlights

Museum offers more than 5,000 artifacts and a 6,000-volume research library of the stories and items that fueled the industrial revolution

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Robert
19 ratings14 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
January 3, 2020
BE SURE TO TAKE THE TOUR.
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Ron
20 ratings12 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 31, 2019
It was worth the visit. Got there in time for the tour which I highly recommend. The staff was very friendly!
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Angela
10 ratings7 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 18, 2019
We had a wonderful time at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. We were warmly welcomed in and had a great time exploring all of the exhibits. We will definitely be back!
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Richard
32 ratings23 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
December 1, 2019
Very interesting but small museum. Don't miss the guided tour because it's the highlight of this place. Our guide, Tom Tomson, was amazing. His knowledge of Colorado mining and the mining industry in general was incredible. Wish the blacksmith shop was operating.
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Mark
19 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
December 1, 2019
Great to place to see how mining has progressed over the years!
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Nicole
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
November 9, 2019
So much fun, so many cool artifacts! Great history!
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Amira
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 20, 2019
Really fun place! Lots of history and great tour guide! For being small, it’s got a lot!
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Jennifer
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 19, 2019
What a terrific find! This really is all about the history of mining. If you go for the tour it's even extra awesome. They actually have working steam machines that they show you how they work (now with compressed air) our tour guide was a geologist by trade and had a passion for this place which made our tour extra special.
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About This Deal

  • The objective of the museum is to preserve the remarkable mining and industry history of Colorado and the American West.
  • Free admission for children under 3

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Promotional value expires Dec 31, 2019. Amount paid never expires. Not applicable on special events. No cash back. Valid only for regular museum admission. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 60 days. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid with other offers or promotions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Western Museum of Mining and Industry

More than 5,000 artifacts. A 27-acre campus and 6,000-volume research library. These numbers just begin to describe the massive collection gathered at Western Museum of Mining and Industry. The institution's staff delve into history as miner's burrow into the ground, finding and preserving the stories and items that fueled the industrial revolution. The standing collection focuses largely on artifacts; visitors can see operating steam engines or pan for gold.

The venue also regularly hosts special presentations in its multipurpose center, featuring events in the past such as The Gold King's Legacy, an exploration of Winfield Scott Stratton's Cripple Creek mining operation. Some events also include the Pikes Peak Gem and Mineral Show, the Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival. Discussions on topics revolving around the Industrial Revolution and mining are led by appointed speakers to educate visitors.