Newmont Mining Corporation Visit 80 acres of century-old mining works; many of the buildings house original equipment. Museum collects, restores and display mining artifacts. Kentucky Coal Mining Museum 608-348-3301, Admission: Adult (ages 13+): $10, Seniors (ages 65+): $8.50, Children 5-12: $5, Children under 5: free. For more information, contact: Gillette Convention and Visitors Bureau The Ducktown Basin Museum is located on the historic mine site, which was the headquarters for Tennessee Copper Company and Cities Service mining operations from 1899 through 1975. The museum was and remains an educational place visited by schoolchildren, out of area visitors, and former coal miners and their decedents. Western Wallace District Mining Museum List. Admission was just $1 and there are so many relics and historic items from the gold rush. (218) 247-7215. 1-800-872-3009, Daily tours: 10am-4pm. We enjoyed the mock mine in the basement and the venues of everyday places. With 50 exhibit buildings, countless artifacts, and 66 primary exhibits in the mine yard, visitors can spend a couple of hours to an entire day lost in the unfolding story. Underground conditions are recreated and domed in white stone and glass museum. I went with my fiancé on a whim and we are so glad we did. Closed-toe shoes required. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends and university holidays. On weekends, a miner–retired from the property–is present for tours. * AAA, Military, and Senior discounts available upon request at time of arrival. Offers a tour of a gold mine and gold panning on site. This Museum and History Trail is a project of the nonprofit Scott’s Run Park and Recreation, Inc, for the purpose of preserving the legacy and oral history of the coal boom in the nine communities that make up Scott’s Run, and to encourage development of the park, gardens, music row, and businesses in the area. Â For more information, click on one of the main headings listed below. 304-293-4609. 1810 S. Douglas Highway, #A During the summer months they offer free town tours every day, and gold panning. Museum of Science and Industry 9:20-4pm Daily Adults $6 for mine tour plus $14.40 for train. Help U.S. mining protect our country’s supply chains by…, The American Mining Industry Responds to COVID-19 Health Crisis, Bipartisan Consensus Bill to Extend Carbon Capture Tax Credit Key to Spurring Investment into Vital Technologies. The Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural, and technological history of West Virginia’s coal and petroleum industries through the collection, preservation, research and exhibition of historical objects and archival materials. Phelps Dodge Bagdad Admission is free. The following lists information on mining tours and museums in the United States and Canada. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Free Admission. Local geology video. Toll-free: (877) 826-3933 118 Arizona Street Bisbee, AZ 85603 Head underground and explore the labyrinth of levels, caverns, adits, stopes, tunnels â¦ 112 Steidle Bldg. Newmont Mining Corporation Negaunee, MI 49866. Tours run about 55 minutes. P.O. The Michigan Iron Industry Museum highlights the state’s iron mining industry, which has flourished for more than 125 years. Also on the grounds is the "Wash Shanty," which includes tools that miners used to wash clothing and equipment. 304-256-1747. In order to go into either of the museums or the mine, one MUST be a part of a tour: there are no unguided tours. For tour information, call 907-683-2226. Phone (218) 753-2245 Fax (218) 753-2246. “There is a consensus among international... Read More, 101 Constitution Ave. NW Iron World Discovery Center 1-800-748-2142 1-866-858-5959. The Mulberry Phosphate Museumâs mission is to promote and interpret the local history of Mulberry, Florida from the prehistoric to the contemporary and to examine the impact of the phosphate industry on that history. What once was one of the world's richest zinc ore deposits and REnowned zinc mine is now a world famous museum and attraction. The downtown coal museum showcases the history of coal and its people. Thousands of period artifacts in Hellroaring Gulch, 1890’s mining town with 50 buildings; Garrett mineral collection. Extensive and interesting mining memorabilia in museum; mine displays beautiful fluorescent minerals for which the mine is famous. Boone County 406-723-7211 (April 1 – October 31). Bannack State Park Tours available by appointment Monday through Friday (24-hour notice required). Tour an authentic 1880s underground gold mine. Daily tours: 10:30am, noon, 2pm, 3:30 pm Tour Price: $7.00, children under 3 are free. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ABOUT THE CT MUSEUM OF MINING AND MINERAL SCIENCE! Scotts Run Museum and Trail National Coal Heritage Area – Bramwell Depot The owner sat with us and took his time explaining what each stone was, where it was from and even how it was formed. Please view our Park Rules page for more information. Houghton, MI. An experienced miner guides you as you witness exhibits, methods & techniques for hard-rock silver mining. Adults: $10 Seniors (65+): $9 Students (6+, college students included): $8 Children under six: Free. Adult: $5 Senior: $4 Children (3-12): $4 Military/First-Responders: $4 Student $4, Children (2 & under): Free. Bring your good camera if you have one, but a cell phone will do just fine if you donât. There are also piles of boulders of several ores which have been mined in the region. Osage, WV 26543 Schifferdecker Park corner of 7th and Chifferdecker Ave. Joplin, MI (706) 864-8473. 118 Arizona Street Bisbee, AZ 85603 Benham, KY and Lynch, KY Descending into an abandoned mine and touring mining museums connect visitors to the UP copper mining boom of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Inquire via email or phone. 505-287-4802, Mon-Sat: 9-4, closed Sun Pine Mountain Gold Museum (775) 784-4528. U.S. Borax has a Visitor Center that overlooks its active boron mine, the largest open pit mine in California. 336 Mate Street (573) 431-6226. 12 & up only. 202-357-2700. Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery Georgia Marble Museum We offer an underground tour of the mine, which takes visitors 2341 feet below the surface, and then 3/4 of a mile to the stope area. Community Relations PO Box 404 Ironton, MN 56455 The best preserved ghost town west of the Mississippi, Bannack State Park is the site of the first major gold rush in Montana. For more information contact: Tours are available during summer months by appointment. One-day mining history and geology trips, escorted by a geologist, available summer 2004. Call (775) 778-4068 for reservations or more information. Owned and operated by the Dakota Westmoreland Corporation, Beulah, ND. They can examine the miners' hospital, the mule-way, and the original 900-foot elevator shaft. 185 Consolidated Gold Mine Road, Dahlonega, GA National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum Keweenaw National Historical Park (KNHP) works with local partners to preserve many of these sites. Mon-Fri: 9-5pm, Sat-Sun: 1-5pm. Call 702-779-8930 for further information, or visit their website. » Pet Notice: âº Leashed pets are allowed on historic site trails, however, they are not allowed in buildings. (218) 254-5543, Memorial Day-Labor Day: 9am-6pm Adults: $3 Family: $8.00 Students: $2 Special requests and tours available Group reservations call: 218-254-7158. Guides can be arranged by calling the CDRI at 505-364-2499. Free Admission Extensive collection of mineral specimens. We invite you to come visit the rescue site where you can walk right up to the rescue shaft where the miners emerged from the dark, cold mine 240 feet below after 77 hours of frigid darkness. 703-779-8930. 900 Lake Street West Chisolm, MN 55719 Includes a simulated tunnel connecting 4 interior alcoves that depict: historical mining, mining in Nevada, geology & minerals and modern day mining. The World Museum of Mining is one of the few museums in the world located on an actual mine yard, the Orphan Girl Mine. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (last ticket sold at 4:30) And remember, A light jacket is suggested with a mine temperature of 52 to 55 degrees year-round. Kansas Underground Salt Museum temperature in mine 47 degrees. Please call for school groups. Children (6-11): $2 Children under six: Free. Famous for world-class collection of Lake Superior copper and iron district minerals. Summer (May-October): 9-5, daily Winter (November-April): 9-5pm, Tuesday to Sunday. P.O. Drive the winding mountain roads from Wickenburg up to Jerome, where sights include Jerome State Historic Park, a former mine owner's mansion, the Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum and the Gold King Mining Museum & Ghost Town. Platteville, WI 53818 July-Aug: Daily tours at 1 pm & 3pm. 73 Forge Road Tours offered on the second Tuesday of the month, April through October. The mine tour is available via the Georgetown Loop Railroad except the last departure of the day. We panned for gold (I found some!) Usibelli Coal Mine Healy, Alaska Tours are available during summer months by appointment. Poldark Mine. (July-August) 8-8, daily. Michigan Iron Industry Museum Connecticut Museum of Mining & Mineral Science. Copper Queen Mine Tours B (Historic District and Surface Mine Tours) The Watts Museum is housed in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University. PO Box 376 Calumet, MN 55716 All current and future in-person programs and events are cancelled. 51931 Silver Valley Road Kellog, ID 347 Main Street Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum West Virginia Mine Wars Museum (678) 840-1445, Tues-Sat: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It also includes phone numbers for more information and admission costs. You’ll visit the mine, the concentrator & the agglomerator. As part of the Commonwealthâs network, Eckley will reopen at the direction of the Governorâs administration. Lecture Series in summer and fall. Wed. & Thur: noon. Galleries display fascinating and nostalgic models, dioramas, artifacts and photographs interpreting stories and music of home, school, farm and civic life in the Platteville region. Depot serves as a welcome center for tourist visiting the Home of the Bramwell Millionaires. Please see website for more information. Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation Museum The McCaw School of Mines is an introduction to mining for elementary school students. Boron, CA 93516 Michigan Tech 1400 Townsend Dr. Tourmaline (elbaite) is now known from more than 60 locations in Maine and gems have been faceted from at least a dozen of them. Madison, WV 25130 This scenic spot is home to 12 real mines, making it our top authentic spot to pan for gems and gold - fun for all ages. Then explore the galleries, meet the ponies, walk through the woods and let off steam in the adventure playground. Admission: $6 per person. Tonopah Historic Mining Park 4200 Bannack Rd Moon rocks from 2 Apollo missions. It was completed in 2003 and is now open seven days a week. Tours offered on the third Thursday of each month. View the museum’s historic mining equipment, simulated underground mine, gift shop and event grounds. Mon-Fri: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Open Pit Mining Tours available only in early October. W.M. Please check the web site for Summer hours $13.50 – Regular Ticket $8.50 – Children 4 – 12 Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the mine. Children must be 10 years or older and accompanied by an adult. This is the official site of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association (CAMA) Located Â in Kent, CT. Â Â Â Â Â Please visit us often! We encourage teachers and youth groups to call about our free, hands on, fun and educational programs, which also support Câ¦ One of very few mining museums on the site of an underground metal mine. Call 702-635-4302 for information. Consolidated Gold Mine Tour Guided or self-guided tours available; you’ll get a feel for what it was like to live, work, and play at these unique camps in Benham and Lynch. Minnesota Museum of Mining Â. Group tours available – please call for appointments. Contact the mine at (701) 794-8734. Hutchinson, Kansas Missouri Mines State Historic Site At the Exhibition Coal Mine, visitors ride through the dark passages of a vintage coal mine. Previous. Even before the discovery of iron in Pennsylvania, Connecticut was one of the main producers of this strategically critical metal.Â The Litchfield Hills are dotted with the ghosts of our early iron industry,Â and the Mining Museum chronicles it's ascendancy.Â Also here, is one of the most extensive collections of Connecticut minerals on display in the state.Â Plan to visit this newly enlarged and improved exhibit space. Seaman Mineral Museum No charge to the Mineral Discovery Center exhibits & theater. Slacks & comfortable shoes are recommended. Shows low-seam coal mine from its earliest manual stages to modern mechanized operation. Adults: $9 Military/AAA: $8 Students: $7 Children (4-12): $5 3 and under: free with paid adult Museum Members: free. Crystal Gold Mine During its peak years gold mining was second only to farming in the number of North Carolinians it employed. 12-minute film from St. Joe Lead Co., which had operated the site. Box 33 Walking tours conducted on weekends and by appointment. 20 Plant St. Come explore its history â and see the processing plant of the former St. Joe Lead Company â in the heart of the Old Lead Belt at Missouri Mines State Historic Site. Phone: (202) 463-2600, Your civic duty can go beyond casting a vote for the POTUS. Groups and tour guides by appointment. Owned and operated by BNI Coal, Ltd., Center, ND (a subsidiary of Minnesota Power, Duluth, MN). Historic headframe and mine train. Call for tour information: (307) 464-2201. Visitors can also redeem their ticket from the Salt Museum at the Cosmosphere for a discounted admission. 120 W. 9th St. Leadville, CO (520) 625-7513, Open Pit Mine & mill tour rates: Adults $6; Children $4. The original train station was demolished in the 1950s. Tours depart from the Lone Tree mine at 9:00 a.m. and return at noon. Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Founded in 1908, this museum hosts a spectacular collection of minerals, rocks, fossils and mining artifacts. Please see website for more information. (208) 556-1592. Group tour requests are accommodated when possible. Self-guided tours and train rides (weather permitting) available by reservation, Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 1 – October 31. Free tour, please call 306-643-6044 for more information. University of Nevada, Reno Grants Mining Museum The Museum and Gift Shop were opened in the early 1950s. Extensive collection of artifacts in outdoor mine yard, including original 100-foot-high headframe of Orphan Girl mine; museum in Orphan Girl hoist room. Barrick Gold of North America (208) 752-5151, Daily every 30 minutes, 9-4. In addition to an 18-ft. high head frame and 50 ft. of track for small ore cars, a pavilion houses many exhibits like drills, carbide lamps, old mine maps and photos, and relics used with explosives. Adults: $3, Children 7-18: $2, Under 7: Free. Butte, MT 59703 For more information, click on one of the main headings listed below. Newmont Mining Corporation Actual operation of steam engines, drills, pumps and other mining equipment. Windber Coal Heritage Center 1502 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 5th Floor EERC Bldg. Spectacular mineral collection. $8.50 adults, $5 children 5-17 years old, $7.50 Seniors over 65 U.S. Borax Beckley, WV Call 1-775-482-9274 for information and reservations. Taconite Mine Tours Elko, Nevada Visit the Old Ben #17 Coal mine shaft and learn about the development, and history of coal and coal mining. Mineral specimens and memorabilia focusing on mining and minerals in Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. Gillette, WY 82718 In operation for more than 100 years, the mine extracted 5.8 million ounces of gold before it closed in 1956. (406) 834-3413. See crystal and stalactite formations; mining artifacts. Grants, NM 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921 Henderson, NV Groundbreaking for rebuilding the depot was held on August 2,1996. the Depot now houses interpretive exibits that offer insight into the rich heritage of the Poachontas Coalfields. Sterling Hill Mine and Mining Museum Empire Mine State Historic Park is the site of one of the oldest, deepest, and richest gold mines in California. Tours are arranged by inquiry and site visited and areas toured will be determined by the topic(s) of interest for the inquiring group. This place is a ton of fun for any age. 12 & up only. The largest lignite mine in the United States, operating two 120-cubic-yard draglines and a fleet of 200-ton overburden trucks. Information on Mining Tours in Alaska This page lists many of the exciting tours offered in Alaska. Call Coteau at (701) 873-2281. For tour information, call 907-683-2226. It also includes phone numbers for more informatioâ¦ We would like to acknowledge that the land on which we gather is the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the sovereign Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) First Nation. New River Park World Museum of Mining (773) 684-1414, May 30-Sept 4- 9:30-5:50 daily. Advance reservations are encouraged. 973-209-7212, Apr-Now: Daily tours, 11am Call for more information; please call to determine if a group tour can be scheduled in June, July or August 2009. Phone: (814) 467-6680 Our tour guide, Dennis, was personable, knowledgeable, and funny. Kentucky Coal Museum 231 Main St. Benham, KY 40807 Phone (606) 848-1530 SKCTC is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution. Reservations required at least 48 hours in advance. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today released the following statement from its president and CEO, Rich Nolan, regarding Rep. David McKinley’s (WV) Accelerating Carbon Capture and Extending Secure Storage through 45Q (ACCESS 45Q) Act. Operated by The Falkirk Mining Company (a subsidiary of The North American Coal Corporation, Dallas, TX), Underwood, ND. See the collection of artifacts from the U.S.’s first gold rush, twenty years prior to the California gold rush. 420 5th St. Wallace, ID Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. For more information contact: Estevan Tourism (306) 634-6044. Daily 8am-4pm Check website for further details. Daily 9am-5pm Check website for further details. Foundation Coal West, Inc. 100 Simmons St This page lists many of the exciting tours offered in Alaska. Depart 9 a.m. from museum; returns to museum at noon. Hard hats, safety glasses and earplugs will be furnished. The Shand Power Plant provides a free guided mine / power plant tour. Explore one of the oldest copper mines in Arizona. (208) 783-GOLD. Ogdensburg, NJ Visitors to the mine ride 1,600 feet along rail into the mountain. The museum is dedicated to helping families and students learn about the importance of mining and minerals to our history, our environment, and our future. Smithonian National Museum of Natural History It is a great education exhibit for school children and senior groups, and admission is free. 155 Museum Way Supplies lignite to the Milton R. Young Station, Center, ND. Mines Museum, home to one of Coloradoâs two Goodwill moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission, had its beginnings in 1874 with the collection of geologist, Arthur Lakes, and includes the historic Colorado State Mineral Collection created by the Bureau of Mines in the 1890âs. Estevan Mine 304-546-8473. 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica, GA *For groups of 20 or more please call to make a reservation. Hill Annex Mine State Park Four floors of exhibits of everyday life, life down in the mines, and a few songwriters and singers from the area. Tour the only uranium mining museum in the world. Gold and silver deposit started the first great mining camp of 20th century. Sterling Mining Museum Historical Video Nestled in the small town of Ogdensburg, New Jersey is the Sterling Hill Mining Museum. GPS: 2001 Walnut St. Mailing: 19th & Oak Sts. (606) 848-1530, Mon-Sat: 10-5 Sun: 1-4pm Adults: $5 Children: $2.50 Seniors: $4. 100 N. Iron Ave. Tour of iron ore mine and facilities (museum, historic site, picnic area, scenic overlook, fossil hunt, and gift shop). At that time, it was the world's longest running anthracite coal mine. The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums There are opportunities all over the country to visit mines and mining museums and learn more about U.S. mining. The unique underground mine, the recreated coal camp, the Youth Museum and the Mountain Homestead are surrounded by inviting lawns, colorful flowers, picnic areas, an imposing coal miner statue and a whimsical 20 ft. âPeace Totemâ. Next. Washington DC 14486 Borax Road (706) 864-2257, Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. The Windber Coal Heritage Center tells the story of a unique kind of community in our country – a community which was created and maintained by industry, devoted to serving that industry and the people it employed. Old Hundred Mine The tour was impressive, and trust me, you have probably never seen anything like the fluorescent mines. The National Coal Mining Museum is a great day out giving visitors the opportunity to go down England's last deep coal mine talking to charismatic former miners. Tours available by appointment. 814-865-6427. The Mine Museum and Mine Museum Gift Shop are located at 200 Main Street, just across from the Spirit Room and Connor Hotel. Gems & minerals displayed from around the world. Check website for more information. Operating Season: Wednesday, May 1 – Wednesday, October 31 (often extended through Dec. 31st). Asarco Mineral Discovery Center Highway 169 West Chisolm, MN, Daily 9:30-5pm Adults: $8 Seniors: $7 Students: $6 Family Pass: $30 Children under 7: Free. Pollock Rd State College, PA The exhibition combines specimens showing the range of colors, forms, species, [â¦] Hibbing, Taconite is located near Chisolm on Minnesota’s Mesabi Iron Range. 1985 Kennesaw Ave., Nelson, GA Picnic area, snacks and gift shop. Mon-Sat: 10-4 Sun: 12-7pm Adults: $2 Children 6-12: $1.25 Under 6: Free Groups of 15+: Adults: $1; Children: $.50. (218) 546-5926. Located on a hillside above Tonopah, NV 602-255-3791. Call for more information, or visit the website. You will be greeted by the 7 foot tall bronze statue of a coal miner at the top of the walkway into the rescue site. This giant mine along the Nenana River feeds six power plants in Interior Alaska and ships 750,000 tons of coal down the Alaska Railroad to Seward. Trolley takes you to the minesite. Tour the Newmont Mining Corporation, the largest gold producer in North America and second largest in the world. Dahlonega Gold Museum Phoenix Area - Central Arizona From exciting sports frenzy to signature festivals filled with family fun, unique culinary flavors, holiday splendor and moreâwhen it comes to lifestyle, Glendaleâs got you covered. Mackay School of Mines Relates iron mining history through lifelike displays and audio, including living history tapes. Come have a fun scientific adventure with our underground mine tour. Half an hour is dedicated to our Zobel Hall Museum, about an hour to the mine, and half an hour to the Warren Museum. Matewan, WV 25678 If you have information on a mining tour, museum or other educational resource that you would like to share contact: Ashley Burke, (202) 463-2642, email@example.com. The mine runs two tours daily, in the morning and the afternoon. 1421 W Pima Mine Road Sahuarita, AZ 85629 719-486-1229. 509 Bank St. Wallace, ID Call (775) 635-4302 for reservations or more information. 401 Evansdale Dr Adults: $13.95 Children (5-12): $6.95 Under 5 (held on lap): Free Seniors (60+): $12.95. Avg. (520) 432-2071 1-866-432-2071. Supplies lignite to the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, Antelope Valley Station, Leland Olds Station and Stanton Station. This giant mine along the Nenana River feeds six power plants in Interior Alaska and ships 750,000 tons of coal down the Alaska Railroad to Seward. A.E. You can walk around and see the actual mine building, the mine cars and huge tools from when the mine was in existence -- and there's also a big picnic area. From the Hope Diamond to the walk-through mine (funded by members of National Mining Association), experience the finest gem and mineral collection and interactive, educational exhibits. Converted school offers 12 rooms of displays, models, mine replicas, historic photographs and other mining treasures. Museum: $3.00 Mine Tour (includes museum): Adult: $10.00 Child 5-10 yrs. Phelps Dodge arranges tours for individuals and groups. Near Gillette, WY. Soudan Underground Mine State Park (620) 662-1425, Toll Free: 866-755-3450. Dramatic glass and steel museum perched on open pit iron mine. (July & August until 6 p.m.) (No Children Under 4) 1 hour 15 minutes Adults,$8; Seniors,$7; Children, 4-16, $6.50. (775) 635-4302. The Museum is a premier, non-profit organization dedicated to presenting mining's relevance today and towards a sustainable future. Suite 500 East : $7.00 Child 4 and under: Free Group Rates: (20 or more) Adult: $7.50 Child: $6.50 Tours are every hour from 11 AM - 3 PM. Keck Museum Supplies lignite to the Coyote Station and Heskett Station. Morgantown, WV 26505 Call Dakota Westmoreland Corporation in Beulah at (701) 873-4333. Special Events, educational programs, and outreach available. A great museum all about coal mining in the area. Tri-State Mineral Museum (719) 488-0880, Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. If you're looking for new things to do with the family in Pittsburgh, visit the Tour-Ed Mine & Museum for a unique experience like no other. Children 3-15 are $4 plus $9.50 for train. Free admission. Tourmaline Turns 200 commemorates the bicentennial of the discovery of the Maine state mineral, tourmaline, in the fall of 1820. (520) 432-2071 1-866-432-2071, Daily tours: 9:00, 10:30, 12:00, 2:00, 3:30, Adults: $8.00 Youth (7-11): $3.50 Children (3-6) : $2.00 Children under 3 : free. Contact Falkirk at (701) 442-5751. Long pants and closed-toe shoes required.
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