The Mines Museum of Earth Science is a museum located on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. It is a research and educational institution that is dedicated to the study of the earth and its resources, including topics such as geology, mineralogy, and environmental science. The museum’s collection includes over 150,000 specimens and artifacts, including rocks, minerals, fossils, and gemstones.
The museum features a variety of exhibits, including a mineral hall, a fossil hall, and a geology hall. It also has a research library and archive, and hosts a variety of educational programs and events, including lectures, workshops, and field trips. The museum is open to the public, and is a popular destination for students and families interested in learning about the earth and its resources.