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!
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.
Every kid loves and is amazed with our world famous “Fluorescent Rainbow Tunnel,” where everybody takes home a fluorescent mineral for free. We have available seating both indoor and outdoor depending on weather and are handicap accessible.
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!
Groups of 10 or more:
Birthday child goes free.
Groups of 20 or more:
Birthday child goes free AND gets a free miner's cap with light.
Mine Tour alone:
$8 each / $7 for groups of 10 or more
* For the Fossil Discovery Center you must book your date on a date when the Fossil Discovery Center is open. See our Calendar for a full schedule.
Above prices are for children under 12, adults are extra.
The Museum offers a fully stocked Miner’s Pick Museum Store, the Miner’s Lunchbox an air- conditioned indoor snack bar seating area as well as a covered outdoor picnic area and modern restroom facilities.