Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

Amethyst from the School of Mines Geology Museum
Amethyst is among the minerals on display at the Geology Museum. | Photo by Dana Orlosky / flickr

Staff writer

Rock lovers can dig into the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum with its displays of minerals, gems, mining artifacts and fossils showcasing Colorado mining.

There are hands-on exhibits, a re-creation of a uranium mine and an outdoor geologic trail. The museum opened in 1874.

Details
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
1310 Maple St.
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3815
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