Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs

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Relive America's mining heritage at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, which caters to every age with its interactive exhibits, guided tours, and a range of educational events and activities. The museum displays all kinds of mining equipment, restored and operational steam engines, and scale models of mills and mines. Outdoor exhibits feature a working stamp mill and a steam shovel, a giant steam-powered machine used to lift and move soil and rocks. The onsite gift shop offers exhibit-related merch, regional jewelry, and a variety of gift ideas for mining history buffs. Make Western Museum of Mining and Industry a centerpiece of your Colorado Springs vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker site.
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  • Very nice and informative visit with the sweetest guide. If you like museums, you will enjoy this. It gives a good idea about the economic history of the region since mining has been going on in... 
    Very nice and informative visit with the sweetest guide. If you like museums, you will enjoy this. It gives a good idea about the economic history of the region since mining has been going on in...  more »
  • It could have been a little longer. Our tour guide Tom, was very good. Loud, strong voice and good history. Due to a recent illness, he turned the tour over to another guide. His voice was not nearly....  more
    It could have been a little longer. Our tour guide Tom, was very good. Loud, strong voice and good history. Due to a recent illness, he turned the tour over to another guide. His voice was not nearly....  more »
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  • We loved this place. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable. She ran some of the machinery during the tour. She was very engaging with the crowd. It's a very relaxed place. There's also a lot to explore outside
  • This place is so awesome. We enjoyed spending some time there and going on the inside tour. We would of liked to spend more time there but we had to head back home.

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