Western Museum of Mining and Industry

Top 6% of attractions in Colorado Springs
7 / 10

3 expert reviews
Fodor's Fodor's
"The region's rich history of mining is represented through comprehensive exhibits of equipment and techniques and hands-on demonstrations, including gold panning." Full review
U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
"Here, you'll learn what it took to make the most of the area's resources, from the machines used to extract precious minerals to the laws used to protect the American Frontier from over-mining." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"There are thousands of artifacts on the 27-acre campus, ranging from antique hand tools to a monstrous 1928 steam shovel to Nugget, and Chism the donkeys who serve as mascots for the museum. " Full review