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Telluride Unearthed Field Trip – Uravan and Uranium Mining


Join us and the Rimrocker Historical Society of Western Montrose County for an in-depth look into uranium mining in southwest Colorado and how it played a significant role in the creation of the atomic bomb. This guided tour includes a visit to Uravan, a war-era mining town, as well as an historic uranium mine. Meet at the Museum at 9:00am to arrange carpools. Please bring a lunch, and if you are able to drive, please bring a vehicle with high clearance. We will be back in Telluride by 4:00 p.m. $25 Museum Members / $30 non-members