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Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

7 locals recommend ·

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Craig
Craig
July 25, 2019
There are rocks from the moon here.
Yvonne
Yvonne
October 07, 2018
Another great museum about the history of mining in Golden and the importance of Colorado School of Mines.
Rosemary
Rosemary
November 13, 2017
There are some remarkable gems and minerals displayed at the museum, and the story of Colorado's colorful mining history.
Joanna
Joanna
June 30, 2017
The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum is one of the best of its kind. Esteban is a geologist and has visited many around the world, and he is quite impressed with this one. If you like rocks, you'll love this!
Emily
Emily
July 14, 2016
Hands down one the most seasoned geology museums in the country--if not the world! From meteorites to world-class ore samples, there's plenty to see at the free museum. Even those who don't like rocks and minerals will be wowed by the fantastic specimens, guaranteed. Great for kids and families…

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Location
1310 Maple Street
Golden, CO 80401
Phone+1 303-273-3815
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Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Thursday 9:00 AM