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Creede Underground Mining Museum

Forest Service Rd 503 #9, Creede, CO
+1 719-658-0811
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A gem!

You never know what to expect with small museums, but this one was excellent. The former miner was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SSBarnard
Interesting

We took the guided tour (1 hr), which was most excellent, and the tour guide, who had worked in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hadburg
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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“audio tour” (12 reviews)
“mining museum” (14 reviews)
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Forest Service Rd 503 #9, Creede, CO
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+1 719-658-0811
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Reviewed yesterday

You never know what to expect with small museums, but this one was excellent. The former miner was very knowledgeable and friendly and answered questions afterwards. The displays were well done. Be warned...It's underground so dress warm!

Thank SSBarnard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the guided tour (1 hr), which was most excellent, and the tour guide, who had worked in mines , was very knowledgeable and answered any question we had. We learned a lot. It's amazing people were able to carry out such heavy labor...More

Thank Hadburg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have taken this tour a few times as a family and my kids love it. Every time we go you learn something new. They do such a good job keeping the mine nice and the taped tour you listen to with headphones is very...More

Thank Erika D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very complete tour with good audio guides. Showed the progression of mining techniques and equipment. Be sure to wear one of their jackets; it gets cold underground.

Thank DenverJack2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a pleasant hour walking through this museum located on the edge of town. Although never a working mine, the site of the museum was drilled out of a mountain to replicate a mine and to house the museum. The museum shows how mining...More

Thank Chevyimpala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this museum! It shows how mining evolved over the years. AND is it underground! Yes! Underground! It is a must for all mining history lovers! I have visited the mines three times and it was still very good! It is an audio self...More

Thank R D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum was very interesting and accommodating. We visited in summer and did not have jackets with us, it was great that they offered loaner jackets as it was quite chilly in the museum. We did e audio headphone tour. Would recommend the tour. Also...More

Thank W N
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very educational with the audio tour which takes you through a underground tour of mining. No matter the time of year, definitely wear a jacket!

Thank lilbtsassy
Reviewed 4 October 2016

My family loved it! My three children range from 15 to 5 and they all really enjoyed the tour. It kept my young one's attention and he was facinated by the displays. Must see while in Creede!

Thank danwalck
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This underground museum was built by previous miners who wanted to educate visitors and preserve the area history. Audio tapes are available in several languages and can be used at each marked spot to learn about a piece of equipment and the miners everyday challenges....More

Thank Shirley L
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cdix1122
How long is the self guided audio tour?
16 July 2016|
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Response from Beauwreck | Reviewed this property |
45 mins to an hour. It's really good, though!!
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