15 5th Street
Calhan, CO 80808
Phone: (719) 347-9589
Fax: (719) 347-9594
Western Museum of Mining & Industry
Mo to Sa from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PMMinerals, the lure of the west, are now the lure of this museum. Featuring four buildings in a park-like setting, it provides a window to the world of mining. It includes over 4000 mining items like steam engines, drills, picks and pans, early photographs and even a stable of live burros. In this hands-on museum, kids can try their luck at panning for gold. There are tables for picnics and plenty of RV parking.