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May 24, 2017

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Nederland Mining Museum Opens for the Season on Friday, June 2

Boulder County, Colo. - The Nederland Mining Museum will open for the season on Friday, June 2. The museum offers a glimpse into the world of hard rock mining days in Boulder County during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Indoor and outdoor displays of trams, ore carts, engines, historic photographs, and rare mining claim maps show how miners lived and how hard rock mining played a part in Colorado’s history.

A short talk titled Hard Rock Mining, Hard Work starts at 2 p.m. during visiting hours each day. Visitors will learn the stories behind hard rocking mining and watch an original stamp mill crush ore.

Dates of operation: Friday, June 2, through Sunday, Oct. 29
Hours: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 200 N. Bridge Street, Nederland
Phone: 303-258-7332
Admission: Free

Learn about all of the museums of Boulder County Parks & Open Space at www.BoulderCountyOpenSpace.org/museums.