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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
One of the longest walking mine tours in the state, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see gold veins, mininng machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to work a mine by candlelight. Learn about drilling, blasting and mucking and the importance of mining back in the wild west. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that inc... Read More
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Explore the original workings of the Country Boy Mine and experience what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. Pan for gold in the Eureka creek or in the cozy, restored Blacksmith Shop building. Examine old photographs, pet the roaming burros, and slide down the 55-foot ore chute slide! Fun for the whole family. Come and tour the only underground gold mine in Breckenridge. Open year-round. 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
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Leadville in Leadville, CO - (877) 277-3653
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Phoenix Mine in Summit County, CO - (303) 567-0422