Western Mining Museum

Local nameWestern Mining Museum
LocationColorado, USA

The Western Museum of Mining & Industry is a museum at 225 North Gate Boulevard in Colorado Springs, Colorado, dedicated to the mining history and industrial technology of the western United States. The museum was founded in 1970, and has been accredited by the American Alliance of Museums since 1979. It is open to the public Mondays through Saturdays.

The museum building houses antique mining equipment and steam engines. Some of the pneumatic machines are connected to compressed air so that they can be viewed in actual operation. The museum also includes a recreation of an old assay office and scale models of mines and mills.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Museum_of_Mining_&_Industry

Official Website http://www.wmmi.org/

Phone +1 719 488 0880

Address 125 N Gate Blvd, 80921, United States

Coordinates 39°1'33.899" N -104°49'42.338" E

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