San Juan County Historical Society, Silverton

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History Museum · Museum
Visit the Old Jail and the Mining Heritage Museum located next to the County Courthouse. Allow, at a minimum, 30 minutes for your visit - there is a lot to see!
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  • An impressive display of the history of the area as well as its mining history. Multi leveled, well documented, and much bigger than it appears on the outside. Congratulations to them on a job well...  more »
  • Wonderful collection of Silverton history and memorabilia! We ‘tied’ this tour with the Old Hundred Mine tour and Mill tour which not only saved money over the individual fees, but helped ‘tie in...  more »
  • San Juan co. Great place for a ride. Bike, side by side, 4 wheeler or a nice walk. So much history there. Right now the color's are starting the trees are pretty nice this time of year.
  • This is the best mining museum in Colorado. There are days worth of exhibits and displays if you enjoy history. They have some incredible artifacts from various eras. It really helps you understand how tough and resilient the people who settled these mountains were.

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