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Admission, Hours and Tours

Admission Rates

Members are FREE

$11 - Adult

$10 - Military/AAA

$9 - Senior over 60+

$8 - Student 13+*

$6 - Child 4 - 12*

Free - Children under 3 - with paid Adult

* Individuals under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

****December 24: Closing 2pm.  December 25: Closed.  December 31: Closing 2pm.  January 1:  Closed.



Handicap accessible parking

Service animals allowed w/appropriate documentation

When machines are operating, it can be quite loud. Hearing protection recommended for those with sensitivities



Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 


Tours are free with your admission.  Our amazing and knowledgeable Docents and Guides bring the history to life with stories and anecdotes to engage all ages.  Tours take place at 10am and 1pm. 

Gold Panning is also included with your admission.  There is a video to teach you the fundamentals and all of the equipment you will need to search for your treasure. (Additional tools and gems are available for purchase in our gift shop) 

The Museum also has multiple movies to help show the history and importance of Mining to our area.  Footage shows the hardship and challenges the early prospectors and miners faced along with examples of successes and failures. The movies are also included with your admission.  

Tour Groups.  If you have a large group, or a group with specialized needs/requirements, please call in advance so we can provide the best museum experience for you.  719-488-0880.

School Groups should contact Lauren directly so we can create a field trip catered to your needs.  (also see our Education Options)

Open year-round (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day)

Please be aware that MASKS are now optional as per State Regulations. We do have sanitation stations available and Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate this ongoing situation.