Mining Museums and Miners' Memorials
Precious and strategic metals, limestone, crystals, coal, and copper. Fires, floods, entrapment underground, blackdamp, death and destruction. Mining history - the contribution miners and the mining industry have made to the nation's wealth and industrial power - is remembered at mining museums and miners' memorials throughout the United States.
This page provides information about memorials and non-profit museums dedicated to the study and preservation of mining cultures. Posting this information does not constitute an endorsement by MSHA. The Agency's purpose is to help educate the public about mining, particularly safety and health issues, and to promote understanding about the working experience of miners.
If you have information that should be posted here, contact the Technical Information Center & Library at MSHALibrary@dol.gov.
For information concerning a postage stamp honoring coal miners,
visit this site .
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