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  Colorado
Aspen
Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum
7th Street
Aspen CO
Phone
Web Site http://www.aspenhistory.org/hm.html
Description silver refining business went bankrupt almost as soon as it opened, property operated as a ranch, now museum featuring both
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1891

 

  CO

  Breckenridge

  Country Boy Mine

  542 French Gulch Road

  PO Box 8659

  Breckenridge    CO     80424    

  Phone   970 453-4405      Web Site  http://www.countryboymine.com/

  E-mail  mailto:cbm@colorado.net

  Description  guided 1000 foot underground mine tour, hay wagon rides, gold panning, hay & sleigh rides

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Building Type   Mine

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Era  1900

  New or Updated:   3/28/2005

 

  Colorado
Colorado Springs
Western Museum of Mining & Industry
125 Gleneagle Drive
Colorado Springs CO 80921
Phone 719 488-0880
Web Site www.wmmi.org
Description mining in several forms, equipment, railroads, stamp mill, farmhouse & barn
Building Type Trade/Craft
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Research or Reading Library

 

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Colorado
Creede
Creede Underground Mining Museum
Forest Service Road 503 #9
Creede CO 81130
Phone 719 658-0811
Web Site www.museumtrail.org/CreedeUndergroundMiningMuseum.asp
Description mining museum created by mining part of a mountain
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining

 

  Colorado
Cripple Creek
Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour
1 Mile N. Highway 67
PO Box 339
Cripple Creek CO 80813
Phone 719 689-2466
Toll Free 888 291-9101
Fax 719 689-2070
Web Site http://www.goldminetours.com/
E-mail mailto:molliegold@rmi.net
Description 1000 foot deep tour in gold mine
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1891

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  Colorado
Denver
Mining History Association
PO Box 150300
Denver CO 80215
Phone
Web Site www.lib.mtu.edu/mha/mha.htm
Description scholars and other publish journal & Newsletter, annual meeting,
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Industrial
Kind of Activity Link List
Nature of Group or Site Association
Industry /Profession Mining
New or Updated: 03/21/2003

Colorado
Estes Park
Michael Ricker Casting Studio and Museum
2500 Big Thompson Ave
HWY 34 East
Estes Park CO 80517
Phone
970 586-2030
Web Site http://www.ricker.com
E-mail mailto:thegallery.backoffice@ricker.com
Description well known pewter artist's casting studio, museum of his works, gallery
Type of Resource Gallery
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection G-M Knives
Collection N-Z Sculpture
New or Updated: 05/22/2003
  Colorado
Golden
Coors Brewery Tours
13th & Ford Streets
Golden CO
Phone
303 277-2337
Web Site
http://www.coors.com/generalNav/tour.asp
Description 35 minute walking tours of brewery, with samples at the end
Type of Resource Activity
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry Beverage

New or Updated: 04/29/2003
 

  CO

  Golden

  Mining History Association

  1400 Illinois St

  Colorado School OF Mines Library

  Golden CO     80401    

  Phone

  Web   http://www.mininghistoryassociation.org/

  Description  scholars and other publish journal & Newsletter, annual meeting,

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Industry /Profession Mining

  New or Updated     1/18/2006

Colorado
Idaho Springs
Argo Gold Mill
2350 Riverside Drive
PO Box 1990
Idaho Springs CO 80452
Phone 303 567-2421
Web Site http://www.historicargotours.com/
E-mail mailto:argo2350@aol.com
Description Gold mine stamping mill, tunnel, equipment; gold panning
Building Type Mine
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1893

 

  Colorado
Idaho Springs
Underhill Museum
1416 Miner
Idaho Springs CO 80452
Phone 303 567-4709
Web Site *****
Description home & office of US Mineral surveyor holds mining history exhibits
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
Era 1912
New or Updated: 04/04/2003
 
 

  CO

  Lafayette

  Lafayette Miners Museum

  108 East Simpson Street

  Lafayette  CO   80026    

  Phone 303 665-7030

  Web Site  http://www.cityoflafayette.com/page.asp?navid=802

  Alt Web  http://www.getboulder.com/things_todo/visual_arts/va_museums.html

  Description  located in home of 1915 strike participant, features local history with

                    emphasis on mining tools and equipment

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Mining

  Era  1890

  Owner/Operator:  Lafayette Historical Society

  New or Updated:  5/15/2006

 
  Colorado
Leadville
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum
120 West 9th
PO Box 981
Leadville CO 80461
Phone 719 486-1229
Fax 719 486-3927
Web Site http://www.leadville.com/miningmuseum/
E-mail mailto:nationalminingmuseum@bemail.com
Description walkthrough replica of underground mine, 23 ounce native gold specimen, 22 dioramas, hall of fame (names only online)
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Industry Profession Mining
 
  Colorado
Silverton
Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour
721 County Road 4A
PO Box 430
Silverton CO 81433
Phone 970 387-5444
Web Site http://www.minetour.com/
Toll Free 800 872-3009
E-mail mailto:info@minetour.com
Alt Web http://www.silverton.org/activities.html-gold
Description one hour guided tour into Galena Mountain, operating mining equipment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
New or Updated: 04/16/2003
 
    CO
 
Victor
 
Golden Loop Historic Parkway
 
POB 328
 
Victor  CO    80860    
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.web-xpres.com/stcfg.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:focusgroup@web-xpres.com
 
Description  Cripple Creek Mining District trails, driving tours, historic sites
 
Type of Resource   Tourism Information
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Kind of Activity   Byway
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Owner/Operator:  Southern Teller County Focus Group
 
New or Updated:    5/13/2004

Colorado
Walsenberg
Walsenburg Mining Museum
400 Main Street
PO Box 134
Walsenberg CO 81089
Phone
719 738-1992
Web Site http://www.hchstsoc.org/
E-mail mailto:hchswmm@hchstsoc.org
Description housed in 1896 jail, museum concentrates on mining history, including unions and the coalfield wars
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Industry /Profession Mining
Era 1893
Owner/Operator: Huerfano County Historical Society
New or Updated: 04/23/2003

 
  Connecticut
Bristol
American Clock and Watch Museum
100 Maple Street
Bristol CT 06010
Phone 850 583-6070
Fax 860 583-1862
Web Site http://www.clockmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:info@clockmuseum.org
Description more than 1000 clocks and 1000 watches, in 1801 Lewis House & two 20th century additions
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Field of Study Science Facility Horology
Collection A-F Clocks
Collection N-Z Watches
 
  Connecticut
Hamden
Eli Whitney Museum, Inc
915 Whitney Avenue
Hamden CT 06517
Phone 203 777-1833
Fax 203 777-1229
Web Site http://www.eliwhitney.org/
Description dedicated to famous inventor, with two permanent galleries: Inventing Change and the Gilbert Gallery -- many hands-on exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
 
  Connecticut
Riverton
Hitchcock Museum
1 Robersville Road
Riverton CT 06065
Phone 860 738-4950
Web Site ****
Description the history of the Hitchcock chair, the first mass-produced furniture in the US
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Industrial
Collection A-F Furniture
Era 1829
 

  CT

  Terryville

  Lock Museum of America

  230 Main Street

  Route R

  Terryville  CT   06786    

  Phone   860 589-6359

  Web Site  www.lockmuseum.com

  Description  Locks, safes, handcuffs, keys, vault locks, keys

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Collection G-M  Locks

  New or Updated:    2/18/2006

 
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