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Address: 100 N. Iron Avenue, Grants, NM 87020
Phone Number: +1 505-287-4802
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Description: Visit the Only Uranium Mining Museum in the World! Experience the...
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 7-18 - $2.00 Ages 19-59 - $3.00 Ages 60+ - $2.00 Guides available with advance notice. Go Underground Today!
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Fascinating

Fantastic tour and insight by Jack Farley! I learned a lot and found the whole visit very interesting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Fantastic tour and insight by Jack Farley! I learned a lot and found the whole visit very interesting.

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Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Was doing the Route 66 trip with my boyfriend and we stopped off in grant to visit the museum. I though it would be a regular tour but I was so wrong. If your lucky enough to be given a tour with jack Farley your really in for a treat. The most charming man with such an interesting story to... More 

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Texas
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12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

we really enjoyed getting the tour of the underground mine. I didn't know anything about mines. It was very interesting. and we got a really neat rock for going on tour. and it's free.

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Eastbourne
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and i were travelling Route 66 in September and called into Grants to visit the mine. We were privileged to be given the tour by Jack, a real gentleman, very knowledgable having spent his life in the Uranium mines and such a charming man. A very enjoyable visit and thoroughly recommended. One of the highlights of our trip.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Got the underground tour from Jack, a gentleman who spent a good part of his life working underground in the uranium mines. His experiences of working underground really made the tour top notch. A great experience and educational time.

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Peoria, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Small but informative museum covering minerals, dinosaur bones, artifacts and history.Highlight is mine tour one floor below museum. Jack Farley, volunteer guide worked uranium mine for several years and became mine superintendent who focused on safety of workers was fantastic guide.

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Prescott, Arizona
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Even if you know nothing about mining, this is a most stop. By the time you leave, you will be well informed and have a sense of awe about the land, New Mexico mines and the people that mined them...as well as what can be found in them besides ore...dinosaur bones, rocks that sparkle and may even have a fossil... More 

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New Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Grants, New Mexico, is surrounded by beautiful scenery and amazing places to see, but right in the middle of town is the New Mexico Mining Museum. Grants was right in the middle of the uranium mining boom during the cold war. When you visit, you will be greeted by a new building that houses displays of minerals and objects from... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We were very lucky to arrive when former miner,82 year old Jack Farley, was in. Jack lives this museum and will give you a guided tour if he's in. Quite a history lesson and plenty of actual used mining equipment you can put your hands on. Well worth the stop on I-40! Thanks, Jack and staff!

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Lawndale, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had picked this as a place I wanted to visit. I like seeing mines and going down into them. In that this is a small town out in the middle of nowhere. I figured that this would be just an average site to see. Boy, was I wrong! When I first entered the building I was greeted by Jack.... More 

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