Check website for more information. Local geology video. Tour an authentic 1880s underground gold mine. The exhibition combines specimens showing the range of colors, forms, species, [â¦] Slacks & comfortable shoes are recommended. 73 Forge Road 20 Plant St. Visitors can also redeem their ticket from the Salt Museum at the Cosmosphere for a discounted admission. Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery Dramatic glass and steel museum perched on open pit iron mine. Discover Bell Island Mine Museum in Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador: This former iron ore mine comes alive with fascinating stories of its history. Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation Museum Spectacular mineral collection. Visit the Old Ben #17 Coal mine shaft and learn about the development, and history of coal and coal 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. Museum of Science and Industry McCaw School of Mines 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. What once was one of the world's richest zinc ore deposits and REnowned zinc mine is now a world famous museum and attraction. Phelps Dodge Bagdad Call Dakota Westmoreland Corporation in Beulah at (701) 873-4333. 1421 W Pima Mine Road Sahuarita, AZ 85629 temperature in mine 47 degrees. Madison, WV 25130 (208) 752-5151, Daily every 30 minutes, 9-4. * AAA, Military, and Senior discounts available upon request at time of arrival. For more information, click on one of the main headings listed below. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (last ticket sold at 4:30) Osage, WV 26543 » Pet Notice: âº Leashed pets are allowed on historic site trails, however, they are not allowed in buildings. Domestic lignite also available. Guides can be arranged by calling the CDRI at 505-364-2499. 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. Mon-Sat: 10-4 Sun: 12-7pm Adults: $2 Children 6-12: $1.25 Under 6: Free Groups of 15+: Adults: $1; Children: $.50. Actual operation of steam engines, drills, pumps and other mining equipment. 900 Lake Street West Chisolm, MN 55719 U.S. Borax has a Visitor Center that overlooks its active boron mine, the largest open pit mine in California. Tours offered on the second Tuesday of the month, April through October. Previous. (775) 748-1000. 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. The mission of the Western Museum of Mining and Industry is to educate the public about the history and continuing contributions of mining, ranching, and other supporting industries in the American West. 12 & up only. Asarco Mineral Discovery Center Pollock Rd State College, PA Eckley Minersâ Village, a property of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), remains closed to the public. 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica, GA The visitor center is free and open seven days a week (excluding major holidays) from 9-5. 100 N. Iron Ave. (770) 735-2211. Free admission. 1985 Kennesaw Ave., Nelson, GA On the weekends, they offer the same free tours and a tour of our mill for $4 a person. Gems & minerals displayed from around the world. Four floors of exhibits of everyday life, life down in the mines, and a few songwriters and singers from the area. Negaunee, MI 49866. CLICK HERE FOR MORE ABOUT THE CT MUSEUM OF MINING AND MINERAL SCIENCE! Thousands of period artifacts in Hellroaring Gulch, 1890’s mining town with 50 buildings; Garrett mineral collection. Converted school offers 12 rooms of displays, models, mine replicas, historic photographs and other mining treasures. 304-293-4609. Michigan Iron Industry Museum PO Box 376 Calumet, MN 55716 Benham, KY and Lynch, KY 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. 509 Bank St. Wallace, ID Call Coteau at (701) 873-2281. 100 Simmons St 1502 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ The Mine was operated until 1972. Adults: $9 Seniors: $7.50 Children (3-11): $5. Museum collects, restores and display mining artifacts. 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. 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. Group tours available – please call for appointments. The tours can accommodate groups of twelve. Tours run about 55 minutes. Beckley, WV Box 33 Reservations are required; please give 6-8 weeks advance notice. World Museum of Mining (208) 783-GOLD. Children must be 10 years or older and accompanied by an adult. Washington DC Closed-toe shoes required. Tour of iron ore mine and facilities (museum, historic site, picnic area, scenic overlook, fossil hunt, and gift shop). Platteville, WI 53818 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. (706) 864-2257, Mon-Sat: 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m. The Bituminous Coal Heritage Foundation Museum was created by the Boone County Development Corporation and chartered by the State of West Virginia. The growth of the West Virginia Coal Festival and area historic attractions encouraged Foundation members and the Development Authority to develop a museum. Sitting on an actual gold mine with gold panning on site, this museum houses gold mining and regional artifacts dating as far back as 12,000 BC. Tours available by appointment Monday through Friday. Children (6-11): $2 Children under six: Free. 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. Depot serves as a welcome center for tourist visiting the Home of the Bramwell Millionaires. Please view our Park Rules page for more information. P0 Box 264 Tours 10am-5:30pm. Special Events, educational programs, and outreach available. We encourage teachers and youth groups to call about our free, hands on, fun and educational programs, which also support Câ¦ Kansas Underground Salt Museum 12 & up only. Winter Hours: Tuesday-Friday Open 9-5 Tours for General Public at 10:00, 11:40, 1:00, 3:00 Additional times offered as demand requires. Winnemucca, Nevada Free admission, donations accepted. Henderson, NV Schifferdecker Park corner of 7th and Chifferdecker Ave. Joplin, MI Tours available by appointment Monday through Friday (24-hour notice required). 405 East Main Street, P.O. (760) 762-7588. 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. Adults: $13.95 Children (5-12): $6.95 Under 5 (held on lap): Free Seniors (60+): $12.95. Located on a hillside above Tonopah, NV Our tour guide, Dennis, was personable, knowledgeable, and funny. (773) 684-1414, May 30-Sept 4- 9:30-5:50 daily. It was completed in 2003 and is now open seven days a week. (218) 247-7215. University of Nevada, Reno Lecture Series in summer and fall. Exhibits span three floors. (678) 840-1445, Tues-Sat: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Outdoor geology trail with many fossils. The Shand Power Plant provides a free guided mine / power plant tour. View the museum’s historic mining equipment, simulated underground mine, gift shop and event grounds. Call for more information; please call to determine if a group tour can be scheduled in June, July or August 2009. *For groups of 20 or more please call to make a reservation. Children on tour can pan free for silver and gold in Old Hundred sluice box. Picnic area, snacks and gift shop. It is a great education exhibit for school children and senior groups, and admission is free. The largest lignite mine in the United States, operating two 120-cubic-yard draglines and a fleet of 200-ton overburden trucks. For more information, contact: Gillette Convention and Visitors Bureau 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! Contact: Bob Delgado at 928-633-3490. Exhibition Coal Mine Come have a fun scientific adventure with our underground mine tour. Seaman Mineral Museum (208) 556-1592. (520) 625-7513, Open Pit Mine & mill tour rates: Adults $6; Children $4. Advance reservations are encouraged. Admission is free. A great museum all about coal mining in the area. (520) 432-2071 1-866-432-2071. 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. Windber, PA 15963-0115 3 reviews of Kentucky Mine Museum "My husband and I really enjoyed our visit to the Kentucky Mine Museum! Copper Queen Mine Tours B (Historic District and Surface Mine Tours) Second Tuesday of the month throughout the season It also includes phone numbers for more informatioâ¦ 118 Arizona Street Bisbee, AZ 85603 Learn about the coal mining industry in Campbell County (Gillette, WY) which provides over 30% of the United States coal for electrical power generation. See the collection of artifacts from the U.S.’s first gold rush, twenty years prior to the California gold rush. The Watts Museum is housed in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University. Long pants and closed-toe shoes required. Please see website for more information. Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum 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. They can examine the miners' hospital, the mule-way, and the original 900-foot elevator shaft. As part of the Commonwealthâs network, Eckley will reopen at the direction of the Governorâs administration. 5th Floor EERC Bldg. 1 Public Square, Dahlonega, GA Open year round Mon-Sat: 10-5 Sun: 2-5pm Adults: $2 Family rate: $5 Group rates available Free admission on Tuesdays For more information or to schedule a group tour, please contact the Museum at 417-623-2341. Wed. & Thur: noon. A.E. Sterling Mining Museum Historical Video Nestled in the small town of Ogdensburg, New Jersey is the Sterling Hill Mining Museum. Grants Mining Museum 420 5th St. Wallace, ID Supplies lignite to the Great Plains Synfuels Plant, Antelope Valley Station, Leland Olds Station and Stanton Station. 4200 Bannack Rd Open-pit mine & mill tours available, exhibits on geology, mining & uses of minerals; historic & present-day mining equipment, view videos, gift shop. We enjoyed the mock mine in the basement and the venues of everyday places. Underground conditions are recreated and domed in white stone and glass museum. 14486 Borax Road Supplies lignite to the Coyote Station and Heskett Station. Visitors to the mine ride 1,600 feet along rail into the mountain. 973-209-7212, Apr-Now: Daily tours, 11am 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921 Phelps Dodge arranges tours for individuals and groups. 120 W. 9th St. Leadville, CO Bannack State Park 307-686-0040. The Museum and Gift Shop were opened in the early 1950s. Taconite Mine Tours National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum $8.50 adults, $5 children 5-17 years old, $7.50 Seniors over 65 Keck Museum Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed weekends and university holidays. Tours available by appointment. The mine runs two tours daily, in the morning and the afternoon. 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. Open 10am-5:30 daily. 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. The tour was impressive, and trust me, you have probably never seen anything like the fluorescent mines. For more information contact: Estevan Tourism (306) 634-6044. Adults: $8, Seniors: $7, Children 4-12: $5, Children under 4: Free Includes underground mine tour and surface buildings. (775) 784-4528. The following lists information on mining tours and museums in the United States and Canada. 347 Main Street (706) 864-8473. Matewan, WV 25678 July-Aug: Daily tours at 1 pm & 3pm. 304-546-8473. Visit 80 acres of century-old mining works; many of the buildings house original equipment. P.O. During the summer months they offer free town tours every day, and gold panning. Trolley takes you to the minesite. Western Wallace District Mining Museum Please call for school groups. Information on Mining Tours in Alaska This page lists many of the exciting tours offered in Alaska. The Museum is a premier, non-profit organization dedicated to presenting mining's relevance today and towards a sustainable future. 814-865-6427. Elko, Nevada Community Relations 1-866-858-5959. Phone: (202) 463-2600, Your civic duty can go beyond casting a vote for the POTUS. There are also piles of boulders of several ores which have been mined in the region. Kentucky Coal Museum 231 Main St. Benham, KY 40807 Phone (606) 848-1530 SKCTC is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution. No charge to the Mineral Discovery Center exhibits & theater. Extensive and interesting mining memorabilia in museum; mine displays beautiful fluorescent minerals for which the mine is famous. Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States. Famous for world-class collection of Lake Superior copper and iron district minerals. Call 702-779-8930 for further information, or visit their website. Tour the only uranium mining museum in the world. From this discovery, gold mining spread gradually to nearby counties and eventually into other southern states. Tonopah Historic Mining Park PO Box 404 Ironton, MN 56455 Call for more information, or visit the website. Groups and tour guides by appointment. 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