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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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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