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Grants, New Mexico: Replica Uranium Mine

Touring a real uranium mine could kill you, but you can experience the same thrill (minus the gamma rays) by walking through a simulated uranium mine underneath the world's only uranium mining museum.

New Mexico Mining Museum

100 N. Iron Ave., Grants, NM
New Mexico Mining Museum, along Rt. 66/Santa Fe Ave. and Iron Ave.
M-Sa 9-4. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $5, 7-17 $3, Seniors & Veterans $3
RA Rates:
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New Mexico Mining Museum.

Replica Uranium Mine

Underground self-guided mine tour includes a surface level museum about mining and uranium. In the mine, buttons on the wall provide commentary explaining the exhibits by people who worked in the mine.

[Clark W, 07/10/2023]

Uranium mine replica.

New Mexico Mining Museum

It's a small mining museum with a twist: a small recreated mine with all the rooms and equipment underneath. Well worth a stop!

[Cara Portillo, 03/15/2016]

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Native American Basket Satellite Dishes, Vanderwagen, NM - 52 mi.

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