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Old Mine Open House

9/30/2023 | Missouri Mines State Historic Site | Park Hills, MO

Join Missouri Mines State Historic Site staff for the Old Mine Open House! This event will be on Saturday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the site's Powerhouse Museum.

This event honors mine workers of Missouri's Old Lead Belt region. Retired miners and other lead company workers are invited to attend the event, meet with others, and talk with attendees about their experiences. There will also be activities for kids at this event, including a mineral ID sand table and a mine car shovel contest, and storyteller Eric Haynes will present a special story program (time to be determined).

The museum will be open for guided tours on the hour from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., and visitors also have the option of experiencing the exhibits on their own. Museum admission is free for all visitors on this day.

For more information, call the historic site at 573-431-6226.

Event Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Click here to see the event flyer.

4000 State Highway 32, P.O. Box 492, Park Hills, MO | 573-431-6226

Associated activities

  • Historic Site Tours
  • Interpretive Programs