Tourist Mines and Museums - Visit

Click on the links on this page to learn more about tourist mines and mining museums in Colorado.

Argo Gold Mine and Mill (tour)
2317 Riverside
Idaho Springs, CO
(303) 567-2421 
Aspen Historical Society
620 W Bleeker St
Aspen, CO
(970) 925-3721
Bachelor Syracuse Mine (tour)
1222 CR 14
Ouray, CO 
(970) 325-0220 (summer)
(800) 932-6337 (winter)
Capital Prize Gold Mine (tour)
1016 Biddle Street
Georgetown, CO 
(303) 569-2468
Clear Creek Mining and Milling Museum
23rd Avenue and Riverside Drive
Idaho Springs, CO 
Country Boy Mine (tour) 
542 French Gulch Road
Breckenridge, CO 
(970) 453-4405
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum 
16th and Maple St.
Golden, CO
(303) 273-3815
Creede Underground Mining Museum 
Forest Service Road 503 #9 
Creede, CO
(719) 658-0811
Cripple Creek District Museum 
5th and Bennett Avenues, Cripple Creek 
(719) 689-2634
Denver Museum of Nature and Science 
2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver 
(303) 322-7009
Gilpin County Historical Society Museum 
228 E. High Street 
Central City, CO 80427 
(303) 582-5283
Edgar Mine (tour) 
Colorado Blvd. and 8th Street 
365 8th Ave. 
Idaho Springs 
(303) 567-2911
Hard Tack Mine (tour) 
Hanson Creek and Engineer Pass Road 
(970) 944-2506 
Hidee Gold Mine (tour, appointment only) 
County Road 6, Central City/Blackhawk 
(303) 989-2861 
Lafayette Miners Museum 
108 E. Simpson Street 
Lafayette, CO 80026 
(303) 665-7030
Last Chance Mine (tour)/Last Chance Mine Museum 
Last Chance Mine Rd & Bachelor Loop Rd 
Creede, CO  
(719) 568-1059/(719) 238-7959
Lebanon Mine (tour) and Georgetown Loop Railroad 
1111 Rose Street 
Georgetown 
1-888-4-LOOP-RR (1-888-456-6777)
Lost Mine (tour) 
P.O. Box 3 
Salida, CO 81201 
(719) 221-6463
Lowell Thomas Museum 
298 Victor Avenue 
Victor 
(719) 689-5509
Matchless Mine (tour) 
414 W. 7th Street 
Leadville 
(719) 486-3900 
(719) 486-1899
Mayflower Mill (tour) 
2 miles north of Silverton on Highway 110 County Road 2 
(970) 387-0294
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine (tour) 
1 mile north on Highway 67 
Cripple Creek 
(719) 689-2466 
1-888-291-5689 9101 
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum 
120 W. 9th 
Leadville 
(719) 486-1229
Nederland Historical Society and Museum 
4th and Bridge Streets 
Nederland, Boulder County 
(303) 285-3575
Ouray County Historical Society and Museum
420 Sixth Street
Ouray
(970) 325-4565
(970) 325-4075
Old Hundred Gold Mine (tour)
721 CR 4A
Silverton
(970) 387-5444 or 1-800-872-3009
Phoenix Mine (tour)
Idaho Springs
(303) 567-0422

Smuggler Mine and Compromise Mine Aspen Mountain (tour, reservations required)
110 Smuggler Mt. Road, Aspen
(970) 925-3699
(970) 925-2049

Walsenburg Mining Museum
101 E. 5th Street, Walsenburg
(719) 738-1992
Washington Mine and Lomax Placer (tour)
Washington Mine
465 Illinois Gulch Road
Breckenridge
Lomax Placer (tour)
301 Ski Hill Road
Breckenridge
Summit County Historical Society
(970) 453-9022
Western Museum of Mining and Industry
225 North Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 488-0880 or 1-800-752-6558

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