Glimpses of the Immigrants
The boundaries of Helper's national historic district encompass the Western Mining and Railroad Museum complex on Main Street.
The facility has several floors filled with displays, photographs and memorabilia covering coal mining and railroading in the Castle Valley region from before the turn of the century to the present.
The facility in downtown Helper has an extensive collection of videotapes as well as a large outdoor display of mining and railroading equipment.
From May 1 to Sept. 30, the museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Oct. 1 to April 30, hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours may be scheduled.