Fodor's Expert Review Colorado School of Mines

Golden Educational Institution
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The Colorado School of Mines, the nation's largest and foremost school of mineral engineering, has a lovely campus containing an outstanding geology museum with minerals, gemstones, and fossils from around the world, one of the "Goodwill" moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission, and a reproduction of a gold mine.

Educational Institution Museum/Gallery Free

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1310 Maple St.
Golden, Colorado  USA

303-273–3815

www.mines.edu

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Rate Includes: Free, Mon.–Sat. 9–4, Sun. 1–4

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