Mines Museum of Earth Science – Golden, CO
The Mines Museum of Earth Science, formerly known as the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, first opened in Golden in 1874. Attracting 30,000 visitors annually, this museum boasts an impressive collection of gems, rocks, fossils, minerals, and meteorites. ... Address: 1500 Illinois St., Golden, CO 80401. Phone: 303-273-3000.