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New Mexico Mining Museum

100 Iron Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3657
+1 505-287-4802
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This Uranium mining museum at Grants is located between Albuquerque and Gallup on Historical Route... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin G
St Ives, United Kingdom

upset it was closed on Monday did not get to see really looked nice from outside sorry cannot say... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beaver, Pennsylvania
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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
+1 505-287-4802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Martin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank kro50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Driving Route 66, we came across the museum and decided on impulse to visit --- and were so pleased we did. The 'underground' mine gives one a feel of what it must have been like to work underground - without the fear of death, of...More

Thank 48ryo
Reviewed 7 July 2017

An eclectic collection of New Mexico focused minerals and mining equipment. Highlight of the visit is going "underground" via an elevator and learning by hearing and seeing the steps in extracting uranium ore. New Mexico was once the major producer of the ore in the...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was one of our nicest surprises in Grants, NM. The mining museum is built over a recreation of a local uranium mine, which you take an elevator down into. You could easily be in a real mine, filled with real equipment explained at every...More

Thank christianj601
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Blue water reservoir located outside of Grants about 25 miles is well worth the trip it's an excellent place to Camp also do fishing and Hiking there's very good fishing for Muskie year I've caught as many as three in one day also there's good...More

Thank darrellstravel
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Mining Museum per a recommendation from a family member. Turns out Jack, our tour guide, worked with my boyfriend's grandfather in the early 80s. The museum offered local culture information and displays of ore/gemstones. Best of all Jack took us on a...More

1  Thank kateelizabeth
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Jack our 83 year old guide who spent his whole working life underground took us down into a mock up of the mine and gave us a thoroughly interesting first hand insight into the hardships they faced. He spun some great stories. It is a...More

1  Thank GrantHay
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great place to get some insight into the mining of uranium in the U.S. The mine tour actually leave one with the feeling of descending into a real uranium mine and seeing what the miners experienced plus all the tools they used.

2  Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We had a great time exploring the mine replica in the basement, it was​ definitely worth the $5 entrance fee. On the main level there are several educational movies and ancient pottery pieces. The employees are extremely friendly and they offer a free educational dvd...More

3  Thank Terrin H
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Response from shugaNM | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was $5.
24 May 2017|
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Response from shugaNM | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed in unless you have a service dog. But you are right, there is a lovely park next door with lots of trees for shade and running around.