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New Mexico Mining Museum

100 Iron Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3657
+1 505-287-4802
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Excellent view of the area's past

For a small town, this is a well designed and upscaled view of the area's Mining and Native... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jbadal2017
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Great Find on Route 66

Had a great tour of the museum and mine. It is a small museum with not a whole lot but the descent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Timbo066
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Jindabyne, Australia
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Visit the Only Uranium Mining Museum in the World! Experience the atmosphere and learn about the industry. Hours: 9am to 4pm Monday-Saturday Closed Sundays and Holidays Admission Children 0-6 Free Ages 7-17 - $3.00 Ages 18-59 - $5.00 Ages 60+ - $3.00 Military/Veteran - $3.00 Guides available with advance notice. Go Underground Today!
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100 Iron Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3657
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+1 505-287-4802
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For a small town, this is a well designed and upscaled view of the area's Mining and Native American past. Known for its importance in uranium and coal mining, the area surrounding Grants & Milan has many stories to tell. The main guide is a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great tour of the museum and mine. It is a small museum with not a whole lot but the descent into the uranium mine and the friendliness of the staff made up for that. I really enjoyed the experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 1st-graders went on a field trip to this museum a few weeks ago. The kids enjoyed themselves here. The replica mine exhibit is underground, so people can get a better sense of working underground in mines. The tour guide used to work this and...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The staff was amazing, it was way better then I ever imagined and my boys loved every minute of it! My Husband uses a walker and it was very accessible which is a huge plus! You even get a free pin and sticker!

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this museum. I was interested in the mining that had been done in this area and how it helped establish the community of Grants. It was pretty cool how they have recreated a mining shaft underground. Sure was an interesting work environment.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visited with our children, ages 5, 8, 11, 12. We watched the short video, then entered the mine area. It was a self-guided tour, with buttons to push that told about the different details of the mine. It was well worth the stop and...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Going "underground" was a hit with all the generations in our family. The people were exceedingly nice and helpful. The kids asked to go back the next day!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

This was a terrific mining exhibit. I loved it. Especially liked the part about how miners eat. Fascinating.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This Uranium mining museum at Grants is located between Albuquerque and Gallup on Historical Route 66 which is just off the I-40. It is really easy to locate and the entrance fee is jus $5.00 per adult. After watching an interesting introductory video, you take...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

upset it was closed on Monday did not get to see really looked nice from outside sorry cannot say much was easy to find

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safrog
1 June 2018|
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Response from neonjammer51 | Reviewed this property |
I believe based on the area where it is located I think you will be able to find a spot close by
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Suzanne L
21 March 2018|
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Response from neonjammer51 | Reviewed this property |
No walking is minimal
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snmommy
29 July 2017|
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Response from 48ryo | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall the price but others quote $3 which seems about right. It was inexpensive and worth the visit underground. I hope 'Jack' is on duty when you go. He is a mine of information - if you will forgive the pun. .
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