Silverton attractions

Museum in Silverton

Mining Heritage Center

This specialist museum is dedicated to Silverton’s mining history. Old mining equipment is displayed and there’s a re-created machine shop and blacksmith shop.
Historic Building in Silverton

Mayflower Gold Mill

This mill was once a major employer in Silverton. Stop in to see how miners extracted gold and minerals from the ore. The Aerial Tram House is a highlight of the self-guided tour.
Museum in Silverton

Silverton Museum

Installed in the original 1902 San Juan County Jail, the Silverton Museum has an interesting collection of local artifacts and ephemera.