Southwest Colorado Sights

Underground Mining Museum

  • 503 Forest Service Rd. No. 9 Map It
  • Creede

Published 11/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This museum is housed in rooms that modern miners blasted out of solid rock to commemorate the lives of 1880s-era miners. Exhibits tracing the history of mining reveal the difference between a winze (reinforced shaft leading straight down) and a windlass (hand-operated hoist). In summer, there are guided tours at 10 and 3 daily, but before 2:15 pm you can also take a self-guided audio tour.

Sight Information

Address:

503 Forest Service Rd. No. 9, Creede, Colorado, 81130, USA

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Phone:

719-658–0811

Sight Details:

  • $7 self-guided tour, $15 guided tour
  • May–Sept., daily 10–4; Oct.–Apr., weekdays 10–3

Published 11/18/2015

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