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Museums & Historic Tours in Summit County, CO

Museums and historic tours near Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Copper Mountain and Keystone provide opportunities for family vacation fun that's educational & historical. Explore Colorado's rich mining history in real mines or enjoy interactive exhibits at the area's many museums.
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
On the longest walking tour in the State, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see tunnels, gold veins, historic machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to mine by candlelight. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that includes dredges, sluice boxes, classifiers and shaker tables. Instead of gold panning, visitors "mine" an ore specime... Read More
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Venture 1,000 feet under a mountain! Explore the original workings of the Country Boy Mine as you feel, hear, and smell what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. To complete the mining scene, gentle & friendly donkeys roam around this authentic mining site.Find & keep your riches as you gold pan in Eureka Creek and shoot the ore chute. Gold Rush Experience: Peer int... Read More
Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Tours in Breckenridge, CO - (301) 367-9245
Town of Dillon in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-2403
Dillon Marina in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-5100
Summit Historical Society in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-2207
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
Leadville in Leadville, CO - (877) 277-3653
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Phoenix Mine in Summit County, CO - (303) 567-0422