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Open since 1970, the Western Museum of Mining and Industry (WMMI) is committed to preserving and interpreting the rich mining history of Colorado and the American West.
WMMI proudly features working machinery, a model mining drift and gold panning stations in the 12,200 square foot exhibit hall, plus historic buildings and machinery on our beautiful 27 acre campus
Plan a trip to the Western Museum of Mining and Industry. Our rich, western history comes to life with interactive exhibits, knowledgeable and entertaining docents, Gold Panning and more.
Amazing activities and expert speakers keep your 8-12 year old engaged and excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Click on the image for registration. Call for more details. Space is limited, SPRING BREAK and SUMMER registrations open.
See our variety of rental opportunities, perfect for your family reunion, wedding, company meeting, picnic or team building retreat. Rent our cozy library or theater. Host an event in our unique machinery exhibit area. Create an authentic atmosphere in our newly renovated Hay Barn, or out on our vast campus.
WMMI offers a wide range of educational programs for all ages. We host our monthly lecture series, Gold Assay classes, Blacksmith classes, writing classes and STEM camps. Plus, schools from around the area come to WMMI for incredible field trips to teach the importance of mining, manufacturing and ranching history in the American West.
Want to pay it forward? Give back? Share your skills? WMMI offers a wide variety of opportunities to volunteer: from landscaping and maintenance to Tour Guides, receptionists, archivists and much more. We have flexible schedules and wonderful camaraderie.
Membership has its privileges. Help be a part of our important mission and preserve Colorado History.
See how far we can stretch a dollar! Your gift can help with the Reynolds Ranch House renovation project, School Education Events, Improvements to the Hay Barn, Special Exhibits or daily operations. There is always something going on at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry, and your donation helps with this important historical property. Be part of the Mission.
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