The National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum will be open until 8 p.m. Friday nights beginning in January for locals and visitors looking for something different to do at the end of a week of work or skiing. During these new extended hours all exhibits and the gift shop will be open.

The NMHFM will continue to open at 9 a.m. Tuesday through Sunday through the winter months, closing at 4:45 p.m. on days other than Friday. It will be closed on Mondays.

On Friday, Feb. 7, the NMHFM will be closed until 6 p.m. to prepare for the annual “Spirits in the Shaft: A Wine, Beer, and Whiskey Tasting.” Tickets for the Roaring Twenties event can be purchased at the gift shop, by calling 719-486-1229, or online at

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