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Western Museum of Mining & Industry

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Relive America’s western mining heritage at the museum that works! There is something for every age and interest featuring restored and operating multi-ton steam engines, mining equipment, gold panning, minerals, art and antiques, live burros and nature explorations.

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  • Hours: Mon-Sat: 9am-4pm
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  • Group Activities Description: Guided tours are conducted year round, indoors and fully handicapped accessible. Tours last approximately 90 minutes taking visitors through the rich history of the American West from the Gold Rush to the Industrial Revolution. The tour proceeds through the evolution of mining and it's relation to power and machinery. The museum contains many working steam engines from the 1800's. The building itself was erected around a 37 ton steam engine which is operated daily. Discounts available for groups over 10. Call ahead for reservations.
  • Group Performance Description: The museum sits on 27 acres of lush historic farming property with meadows, natural springs and ponds. A historic barn built in the 1800's is available for music or other entertainment groups. It is a beautiful setting for any group to gather in.

Events

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival
Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017

  • Image 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921
  • Image $5

Looking for a way to celebrate the beauty of fall? Bring your family to the Western Museum of Mining & Industry for the annual Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival. On Saturday October 7th and Sunday October 8th WMMI will open up the...

Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival <p>Looking for a way to celebrate the beauty of fall? Bring your family to the Western Museum of Mining &amp; Industry for the annual Reynolds Ranch Harvest Festival. On Saturday October 7th and Sunday October 8th WMMI will open up the historic 27 acres located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains for a celebration of all things fall!</p> <p>The event will feature a pumpkin patch, hayrides, food trucks and craft vendors! The popular Gold Canyon Gunfighters will be back again to wow the crowds. Visitors can witness the operating stamp mill and blacksmith shop as well as hear the roar of the museum’s working steam engines. There will be crafts, fun activities for kids, and face painting! So come to WMMI and get in the spirit of fall!</p> America/North_Dakota/Center

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