Western Museum of Mining & Industry

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Description:The WMMI preserves a rich history and brings it to life for you through operating steam engines and mining equipment from the 18th and 19th centuries--including a 37-ton Corliss Steam Engine Take an imaginative guided tour at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. (included in admission cost) Experience with hands-on exhibits including gold panning. Learn what rocks you eat and how mining relates to all of us. Outdoor displays on beautiful acres of rolling hills, trees, meadows, streams and beaver ponds. WMMI mascots (donkeys Oro and Nugget) are on the grounds (children can see and/or pet them).
A D D R E S S
Address 1:225 North Gate Blvd
Address 2:
City:Colorado Springs
State/Province:CO
Zip Code:80921
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:Sept-May: M-Sat 9am-4pm
June-Aug: M-Sat 9am-5pm
Admission:Adult: $8, Child (3-12) $4, and free under 3. Coupon for discount admission available on website.
Telephone:(719) 488-0880
Website:Visit Website
R E V I E W S
Sunshine H., Co-op Member
Fun field trip. The tour included info on mining, and a highlight for our kids was seeing the huge machines including steam engines. Elementary students will enjoy panning for real gold. Good for ages 6-adult. There are some outside exhibits as well.
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