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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 time
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 excellent displays and information. The authentic mining equipment and supporting materials were described...More
There is a tremendous amount of information packed into a relatively small museum. The 6 kids with us even had fun doing a scavenger hunt through the museum which really helped them identify things and do some learning rather than just walking through. It's free...More
Absolutely loved this little museum. The tourist receptionist was very keen on sharing information and explaining some of the large photographs on the wall. You have to watch the short video about the area and the mining in the past and present. Very informative. You...More
We went on this mining tour and don't regret it!! We can all read about mines, but to get down into one and see the machinery and hear how they work, whole different story. Our guide was knowledgeable as he once worked in the silver...More