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Minnesota
Chisholm
Minnesota Museum of Mining
900 West Lake Street
Chisholm MN
Phone 218 254-5543
Alt Phone 218 254-7158
Web Site http://www.chisholmmnchamber.com/mn_museum_of_mining.htm
Alt Web http://www.fnbchisholm.com/mining/Default.htm
Description located in 1933 stone castle built by WPA, features mining machinery including steam shovel, model railroad diorama
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
New or Updated: 05/03/2003
  Missouri
 
Joplin
 
Joplin Museum Complex
 
Schifferdecker Park
 
PO Box 555
 
Joplin  MO  68402    
 
Phone  417 623-1180
 
Web Site  http://www.joplinmuseum.org/
 
Description  History and geology museums, zinc and lead ore collections, circus room,                         fire engine, child's playhouse
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession  Mining
 
Collection A-F  Dolls
 
Group Identity  Native American
 
New or Updated:  11/06/2003

  Park Hills
 
Missouri Mines State Historic Site
 
Hwy 32
 
PO Box 492
 
Park Hills  MO  63601    
 
Phone   573 431-6226
 
Web Site  http://www.mostateparks.com/momines.htm
 
Toll Free  800 334-6946
 
E-mail  mailto:moparks@mail.dnr.state.mo.us?subject=Missouri_Mines
 
Description  former lead mine complex of 25 buildings, museum in powerhouse
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type   Mill
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
New or Updated:  12/13/2003

  Missouri
 
Rolla
 
U of Missouri-Rolla Minerals Museum
 
125 McNutt Hall
 
Rolla MO   65401    
 
Phone   573 341-4616
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  we couldn't find it at the University web site, but other web sites list a museum
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Field of Study  Minerals
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:  12/15/2003

  Montana

  Butte

  Berkeley Pit

  Continental Drive

  Butte  MT   59701    

  Phone   406 723-3177

  Web   http://www.buttecvb.com/activities/inbutte_activities.htm

  Description  enormous former pit mine, 1700 feet deep and a mile across, now filled

                    with extremely acidic water

  Type of Resource   Activity

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or  Updated   1/29/2006
 

  Butte

  Copper King Mansion

   219 W Granite St

  Butte  MT   59701    

  Phone   406 782-7580

  Web   http://www.thecopperkingmansion.com/index.html

  E-mail  mailto:esigl@in-tch.com

  Description  34 room mansion of Copper King William Andrews Clark, now offers tours

                     and operates as B&B

  Type of Resource  Historic Place
  
Kind of Activity B&B

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Era   1888

  New or  Updated  1/29/2006

  Montana

  Libby

  Heritage Museum - Libby

  1367 US Highway 2 S

  PO Box 628

  Libby  MT   59923    

  Phone  406 293-7521

  Web Site http://lincolncountylibraries.com/museum/

  E-mail  mailto:info@libbymt.com

  Alt Web http://www.libbymt.com/areaattractions/museum.htm

  Description  12 sided log structure with art, aninals, period rooms, various buildings

                    and mining & lumbering equipment outside

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection A-F  Costume

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007
 

  Butte

  World Museum of Mining

  155 Museum Way

  PO Box 33

  Butte  MT  59703    

  Phone   406 723-7211

  Web   www.miningmuseum.org

  Description  Orphan Girl Mine structures & original equipment, mine yard,

                    underground exhibit, 50 building 1890s mining town

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection G-M  Machinery

  New or  Updated  1/31/2006


  Montana

  Philipsburg

  Granite County Museum

  S Sansome Street

  PO Box 502

  Philipsburg   MT  59858    

  Phone   406 859-3388

  Web Site  http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=3180&SiteID=1

  Alt Web  http://www.theinn-philipsburg.com/pburg.htm

  Description  local memorabilia, Ghost Town Hall of Fame, Granite Mountain Mining exhibit

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Kind of Activity   Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated: 10/27/2004

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