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The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum was once one of the world’s richest zinc ore deposits. Visitors can now enjoy the museum, go inside the mine itself, see a drilling and blasting demonstration and the fluorescent “Rainbow Tunnel”. Students are introduced to geology in a hands-on way via the Rock Discovery Center and the Fossil Discovery Center. They can also participate in activities such as mineral collecting and sluice mining. The Museum Education Committee offers lesson information sheets, lesson plans, and student surveys to use as preparation and follow up.

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About This Venue

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum was once one of the world’s richest zinc ore deposits. Visitors can now enjoy the museum, go inside the mine itself, see a drilling and blasting demonstration and the fluorescent “Rainbow Tunnel”. Students are introduced to geology in a hands-on way via the Rock Discovery Center and the Fossil Discovery Center. They can also participate in activities such as mineral collecting and sluice mining. The Museum Education Committee offers lesson information sheets, lesson plans, and student surveys to use as preparation and follow up.

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About This Venue

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum was once one of the world’s richest zinc ore deposits. Visitors can now enjoy the museum, go inside the mine itself, see a drilling and blasting demonstration and the fluorescent “Rainbow Tunnel”. Students are introduced to geology in a hands-on way via the Rock Discovery Center and the Fossil Discovery Center. They can also participate in activities such as mineral collecting and sluice mining. The Museum Education Committee offers lesson information sheets, lesson plans, and student surveys to use as preparation and follow up.

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About This Venue

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum was once one of the world’s richest zinc ore deposits. Visitors can now enjoy the museum, go inside the mine itself, see a drilling and blasting demonstration and the fluorescent “Rainbow Tunnel”. Students are introduced to geology in a hands-on way via the Rock Discovery Center and the Fossil Discovery Center. They can also participate in activities such as mineral collecting and sluice mining. The Museum Education Committee offers lesson information sheets, lesson plans, and student surveys to use as preparation and follow up.

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