Experience Our Campus
We invite you to visit us in Golden and see all that Colorado School of Mines has to offer! Visiting campus and connecting with our staff is one of the best ways to learn if Mines is the right place for you. Check out our in-person and virtual daily visit options below.
Explore upcoming virtual programming opportunities and find recordings of past programs.
Mines is located in Golden, Colorado, only 15 miles west of downtown Denver.
The city of Golden, in the foothills of the Rockies, is a thriving community of 17,000, offering a small-town atmosphere and convenient access to world-class outdoor destinations for skiing, hiking, climbing and mountain biking as well as big-city attractions with close proximity to Denver.
Colorado School of Mines has some big-name neighbors in Golden, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a frequent research collaborator, and Coors Brewing Company.
History buff? You can learn more about the history of Mines in Mines Magazine.
Starzer Welcome Center
1812 Illinois St.
Golden, CO 80401
Advanced registration is required for the majority of our campus visit opportunities. Self-guided tour materials are always available at the Starzer Welcome Center!
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Major holidays excepted. Hours subject to change depending on events happening on campus, meetings, and staff travel schedules.