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Stop and visit with owner of museum. He’s a wealth on knowledge about coal mining events. Accept... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, Texas
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worth seeing if you are downtown anyway

We found ourselves in downtown Trinidad having a bite on a beautiful day. Took a walk around what... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stop and visit with owner of museum. He’s a wealth on knowledge about coal mining events. Accept donations only.

Thank karentyson
Reviewed April 4, 2018

We found ourselves in downtown Trinidad having a bite on a beautiful day. Took a walk around what is left of the downtown area and came across this memorial. We found it very interesting and certainly worth of few minutes of time to learn about...More

1  Thank DenwaTulsa
Reviewed January 4, 2018

I rolled into town August 2017, not meaning to stay, and bought property here. The arrangement also has a bird (canary) in a cage.

Thank tawsr
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Centrally located on a well done plaza on Main Street with very well done historical plaques explaining impact of coal on economy of Trinidad area and the role of canaries in the safety of miners. Small parking lot immediately behind statue.

Thank Inquilinus
Reviewed July 23, 2017

I love labor history. This museum is so awesome because it honors mining workers, tells the people's history like Howard Zinn would through it's exhibits. The memorial canary statue is creative and directly relevant to the history and present day industry work. Friendly and knowledgable...More

Thank jlrich12
Reviewed July 16, 2017

This was a nice Memorial for the men and women of the coal mining industry. There names are engraved in the momorial.

Thank bdzilsky
Reviewed March 20, 2017

One of the many interesting pieces of history in the town of Trinidad. Park somewhere and walk on foot. So many small things to see.

1  Thank nolanmeister
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We were looking for the museum, but our GPS was kind of useless. We just parked and walked around and found the memorial. It has a dominant spot on the street and is very well done. The canary statue actually caught my attention first. I...More

1  Thank Durwoody
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A very interesting bit of history! Since we had family who went to this area from England and Ireland we were very interested in the history of the area. Don't miss the monument with the canary in the same location. A little bit more of...More

Thank Nanajwp
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Since I'm a coal miner's daughter I found this memorial to be of great interest. The art work is stunning and the museum is a work in progress. Thank you to all the volunteers in the Trinidad area for their tribute to the hard working...More

1  Thank Kathleen P
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