Rock Solid: Safety in Mines

Summer Feature Exhibit May 18th to September 2nd, 2024

Step into the fascinating world of mine safety at Rock Solid: Safety in Mines, where we delve deep into the evolution of safety practices that have shaped the mining industry.

From the perilous early days of mining to the cutting-edge innovations of today and beyond, this exhibit illuminates the relentless pursuit of safety beneath the earth's surface and its profound impact on miners' lives and the industry at large.

Experience this immersive exhibition with photographs, objects and videos drawn from our museum collection, offering a glimpse into the past, present, and future of mine safety.

Included with cost of Museum admission.

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Journey through five captivating areas

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment):

Delve into the evolution of protective gear and its crucial role in safeguarding miners.

Doctors’ Office

Explore the medical advancements that have aided miners in times of need.

Mine Rescue, First Aid Training, and Competitions

Witness the bravery and skill of those dedicated to saving lives underground.

Underground Safety

Discover the evolving techniques and protocols designed to keep miners safe in hazardous environments.

Future Mine Safety Technology

Peer into the future of mine safety with cutting-edge technologies poised to revolutionize the industry.