underground mine tour including the rainbow room at sterling hill mine



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Tour the Sterling Hill Mining Museum

Periodic Table

Real life examples of miner life are on display in Zobel Hall and this cool Periodic Table display with actual elements.

Even a Trex Skull!

Trex skull on display in the Zobel Exhibit Hall






















The rainbow room fluorescent minerals

A Site to See! The Thomas S. Warren Museum of Fluorescence part of the Underground Mine Tour at the Sterling Hill Mining Museum


Birthday Parties

Having your child’s next birthday party at Sterling Hill Mining Museum offers the combination of an educational experience, the thrill of touring a real underground mine and becomes a hands on educational experience when Rock or Fossil Discovery Centers are added.

Glowing Minerals!

Every kid loves and is amazed with our world famous “Fluorescent Rainbow Tunnel.”  We have available seating both indoor and outdoor depending on weather and are handicap accessible.

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Rock Discover Center for adults and kids

Take 6 samples home from the Rock Discovery Center.

Rock Discover Center for adults and kids

Find and takany different fossils from our Fossil Discovery Center.





Package Ideas

What a Blast!
Include the Mine Tour on the day of your visit and the Birthday Child gets to press the button on the blasting demo inside the Mine!

Minimum of 15 paying visitors needed for booking (counting children and adults)

Discounted Adult admission for Tour is $11.00

Groups of 15 or more:
Birthday child goes free.

Groups of 25 or more:
Birthday child goes free AND gets a free miner's cap with light.

Mine Tour alone:
each for groups of 15 or more

Mine Tour with the Rock Discovery Center: $12 each for groups of 15 or more

Mine Tour with the Fossil Discovery Center*:
$12.50 each for groups of 15 or more

Major Miner Package:
each for groups 15 or more
The package includes the Mine Tour, Rock Discovery Center and Fossil Discovery Center.*

We offer a fully stocked Miner’s Pick Gift Shop, the Miner’s Lunchbox, an air- conditioned indoor snack bar seating area as well as a covered outdoor picnic area and modern restroom facilities.

Call 973-209-7212






Mining Theme Birthday Cake!


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