Western Museum of Mining & Industry
The Museum of the West was incorporated in 1970 as a private non-profit with a mission to preserve and interpret the rich mining history of Colorado and the American West.
No need to call ahead of time! The museum has two guided tours every day; one at 10 am and one at 1 pm.
Yes, the Western Museum loves having students come visit! Please call the museum at (719) 488-0880 to schedule your trip.
Located on 27 acres, with views of the front range, the museum grounds are the perfect place for a family reunion, wedding or special event, plus meeting spaces are available to meet a wide variety of needs. See the website for more details.