We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

120 W 9th St, Leadville, CO 80461-3403
+1 719-486-1229
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fantastic Museum

Beautiful building with lots of interesting mining information & history. Gems & minerals from all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JuneOlympia
,
Olympia
via mobile
Excellent Museum - Something Here for Everyone to Enjoy!

We stopped here because it was the only show in town in November. It was so worth it. The museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
czihi
,
Utica, New York
Read all 283 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“high school” (11 reviews)
“coal mine” (6 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
120 W 9th St, Leadville, CO 80461-3403
CONTACT
Website
+1 719-486-1229
Write a ReviewReviews (283)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building with lots of interesting mining information & history. Gems & minerals from all over the world.

Thank JuneOlympia
Francine W, Events Manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for sharing your experience!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because it was the only show in town in November. It was so worth it. The museum went into the history of mining and equipment. It also had every rock/mineral that you would want to see (I got rocked out a little...More

Thank czihi
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The National Mining Hall of Fame is a great place to go. They have some very good exhibits and it is a fun place for everyone. We've taken family there several times and the kids and adults always seem to enjoy it. If you're ever...More

Thank tdr1960
Francine W, Events Manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate the repeat visits, thank you for bringing the family along. Come back February 9th for our annual Wine at the Mine event at which we will be unveiling a new temporary exhibit or on April 7th when author Juliann Miles will be here...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside appearance fool you, there is a lot to see. Upon entering was friendly greeted. Others leaving spoke about how they enjoyed it and we did, too. When leaving had another friendly visit and was told about a drive through the old...More

Thank jkopplin
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Great to see all the displays about the history of mining and the finds from around the world. quite interesting learning about silver in the area and the importance of mining and all the display boxes of the history of mining!

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited this museum and enjoyed it greatly. They have the best value in the area for stones and rocks etc. so recommend going to their gift shop and checking out Leadville before purchasing rocks and stones in much pricier areas...

Thank Tanyabwilson
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum is a must see in Leadville. This is a great attraction if you are looking for an indoor activity. It is also great for all ages! The museum is located in an old school building. There are...More

1  Thank Em W
Francine W, Event Manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your positive experience!

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Covers a huge variety of mining topics, from historical artifacts to modern mining. We spent a couple of hours and you could easily spend several more. They could really benefit from more interactive and video guides to really get an understanding of this dangerous work.

Thank Catherine R
Francine W, Event manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for spending several hours with us! We appreciate your feedback about videos. We have added three new videos this year and will keep working to improve this aspect of the experience.

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum especially if you are into prospecting. Great variety of precious and semi precious stones from all over the world. Great place to take the family and explore all the exhibits. Cool place to get the feel of what it takes to be...More

Thank tvk111
Francine W, Event Manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

It is truly a beautiful drive from Vail to Leadvilleand you can easily spend several hours in the museum. We are glad your family took away the experience of being a miner!

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Who knew!? This musuem is a must for geologists, miners and other engineers. Also a real treat for those who are novices. It's well done and offers a ton of information. Also, any special event is always done right! So much fun and great events

Thank Shannon G
Francine W, Event manager at National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for the endorsement Shannon! We hope you can join us for our Friday night Mining Goes To Tthe Movies series this fall and save the date, Feb. 9, 2018 for our annual Wine at Mine event!

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
High Mountain Pies
589 reviews
.51 km away
City on a Hill Coffee & Espresso
245 reviews
.36 km away
Treeline Kitchen
56 reviews
.26 km away
Quincys Steak & Spirits Leadville
456 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad
396 reviews
.61 km away
Hopemore Mine Tour
62 reviews
1.41 km away
Temple Israel
40 reviews
.54 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
travellerius
15 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from BoulderTravelMom | Reviewed this property |
As others have noted above, there is more than one ticket option. We purchased the pass that allows a single entry into each of several museums and attractions: Healy House & Dexter Cabin, Heritage Museum, House With The Eye... More
0
Votes
Mark D
5 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Wayne C | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for the great question! I learned a few things looking up your answer. The search engines are a wonderful tool. I cc'd your question and pasted it into Google. It took a very long 0.6 seconds and there were only 6... More
0
Votes