MINNESOTA MUSEUM OF MINING IN CHISHOLM, MN
Minnesota Museum of Mining
Opening May 28, 2021 for the 2021 Season
Kids and adults alike can climb on historic mining equipment, including trucks, a steam shovel, restored locomotive and a drill. Tour a replica underground mine and explore exhibits dedicated to the early days of mining in Chisholm. Check out the elaborate electric railroad and realistic diorama. Great place for a family picnic!
Open Memorial Day to Labor Day, Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 adults; $7 seniors and veterans; $4 students (age 6-17); free to children under 6
At one time there were 100 open pit mining operations in or near Chisholm but the community originated as a logging town.