El Pueblo History Museum has an exhibit on Mineral Palace

PUEBLO  — It was a crown jewel in Pueblo’s historical past and now El Pueblo Historical past Museum has an exhibit on Mineral Palace.

The palace housed the world’s largest assortment of rocks, metals, and gems throughout its time. It opened in 1891 and was demolished in 1943 as a result of repairs had been getting costly

The exhibit has artifacts and shows sharing the legacy of the palace. A park was named in its honor close to downtown.

“So many individuals have a private connection to that park however do not actually know the place it got here from or the way it touched different individuals’s lives and truthfully the way it has touched 1000’s of lives for the final hundred years,” stated Devin Flores with the El Pueblo Historical past Museum.

The exhibit shall be open till spring 2024.

And Saturday, September seventeenth is free as a part of the Smithsonian’s annual free museum day.

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