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New Mexico Mining Museum

100 Iron Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3657
+1 505-287-4802
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Worth the stop!!

We visited with our children, ages 5, 8, 11, 12. We watched the short video, then entered the mine... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Gallatin, Tennessee
via mobile
a full experience

Going "underground" was a hit with all the generations in our family. The people were exceedingly... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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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Reviewed 17 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

Thank snmommy
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!

Thank rte66fromCars
Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

Thank dianas187
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

1  Thank Martin G
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

Thank kro50
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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
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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. .
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.