Play Like A Miner

Collage of participants attending annual Play Like A Miner event at Casa Grande.

When: Saturday, July 13th from 11am to 3pm

Where: Backyard of the New Almaden Quicksilver Mining Museum (Casa Grande) located at 21350 Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95120. 

What: Imagine a day in the life of a mercury miner and other 19th century residents of New Almaden at this fun family event featuring games, crafts, live music, demonstrations, and mining-era activities for all ages. Explore a replica mine tunnel or try your hand at panning for precious gemstones. There's something for everyone at this free event.  No registration required, just come on by between 11am and 3pm! Food will be available for purchase. 

Please note that dogs are not allowed on the museum grounds (with the exception of service animals).

Questions? Email Colter Cook, [email protected]

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