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Two Exciting New Exhibits at WMMI

Presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs CO

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Feb 26 2021
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Aug 31 2021
Two Exciting New Exhibits at WMMI presented by Western Museum of Mining & Industry at Western Museum of Mining and Industry, Colorado Springs CO

To Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Colorado Springs, the Mining Museum presents “The Mining Heritage of Colorado Springs” and a new interactive map exhibit, “Mining in America!”

“Mining Heritage of Colorado Springs” highlights the operations of the coal industry in and around Colorado Springs; gold ore processing mills to the west of the city; and railroads that serviced the mining industries. Explore the legacy of Winfield Scott Stratton, and the El Pomar origins. See the mansions and famous structures of the Cripple Creek and railroad millionaires. Coal related artifacts and gold ore complete the exhibit.

“Mining in America:” This interactive map of the United States features 27 mining sites. Click on each to learn of their impact, their history and their current status. See the importance of mining to the growth of America and discover why the related industries and towns grew around these mining sites.

ADMISSION INFO

Tickets are available online or in person.

  • Members are free
  • Adults: $11
  • Military/AAA: $10
  • Seniors 60+: $9
  • Students 13+: $8
  • Children 4-12: $6
  • Children under 3: Free

Contact: (719) 488-0880

Email: info@wmmi.org

    Official Website

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jul 23, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 24, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 26, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Jul 28, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jul 30, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 31, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 2, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 4, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 6, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 7, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 9, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 11, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 13, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 14, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 16, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 18, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 20, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 21, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 23, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)
  • Aug 25, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Wed)
  • Aug 27, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Fri)
  • Aug 28, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Aug 30, 2021 at 09:00 am - 04:00 pm (Mon)

Additional time info:

Thursday, February 25 is our Members/Media Pre-Launch day. If you would like to be included, please contact Jackie Walls at info@wmmi.org.  Covid-19 regulations are being followed, please be sure to bring your mask.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Western Museum of Mining and Industry

225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Google Map of 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

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Dates and Times

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

9:00 am at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Sat, Jul 24, 2021

9:00 am at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

9:00 am at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Wed, Jul 28, 2021

9:00 am at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Fri, Jul 30, 2021

9:00 am at Western Museum of Mining and Industry

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