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Butte, Montana: World Museum of Mining

Museum opened in 1965. Includes a simulated mine and an outdoor garden with stone slabs memorializing all the miners who died on the job.

155 Mining Museum Road, Butte, MT
World Museum of Mining, west side of Butte-Silver Bow.
Apr-Oct 9-6, Underground tours 10:30, 12:30, 3. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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World Museum of Mining

Old mine safety posters are a highlight. The recreated mining town is a little odd, since there's a strong disparity in how much there is to see and do in each building that isn't evident from the exterior.

[Harmon, 08/01/2023]
Orphan Girl Mine/World Exhibit Of Mining

Underground mine tour as well as a small town exhibit are well worth the money. Mineral exhibit and other smaller exhibits too.

[Jennifer Bull, 08/06/2013]

The World Museum of Mining features a fallen miner memorial garden, a recreated 1890s mining town, and an "Underground Mining Exhibit" in a simulated mine.

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