“Oooh.” “Ah.” “That’s cool!”
A visit to the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum will result in those exclamations and more.
Located in Golden, Colorado, the Geology Museum is home to thousands of mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors.
The Geology Museum, which was started in 1874, is located in a beautiful building with natural light and plenty of room to view the amazing collections on display.
From Azurite to Malachite to Ferberite to gold, the brilliant colors and rich textures are stunning.
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum Highlights
The Colorado School of Mines Museum is located in Golden, Colorado and is open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m.
The museum features specimens from many Colorado mining districts, an introductory video on area geology, radioactivity exhibits, fossils, gemstones, and meteorites.
Special thanks to Dr. Bruce Geller, Director & Curator of the Colorado School of Mines Museum
Location: 1310 Maple St Golden, CO 80401
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m.