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We had an English speaking guide which is a must. After we bought our tickets we struggled with our Mexican guide unfortunately and they were kind enough to change him. Fantastic history about the mine which is very important in this town. A cab will...More
Enjoyed our tour of the mines. A few things were hard to understand despite being a native Spanish speaker. They did a great job detailing the history of the mines and the work conditions of the miners. I agree with one of the review on...More
The mine is managed by retired miners. They are very knowledgeable and pasionate about mining. The bocamina although 600 meters long, it feels like 6k on the way up!! Not much to see once you get to the end of the decend, but the guide...More
This mine displays a small walk through museum with miniature replicas of the town and beginning mines. You can also take a tour down into the mine. The guides are wonderful explaining all of the history.
Great tourist attraction The mine was really unique very educational place. It's a big part of the history of Mexico. We totally enjoyed it, it was a little dangerous for my husband age (79) to walk down, so we decided just to stay and talk...More
The silver mine tour is a 15-20 minute cab ride from the center of Guanajuato. The tour includes walking down (and therefore back up) 60 meters into a mine shaft. The tour is in Spanish. It is time well spent.
As usual in Mexico is not always easy to have info from web sites, so we first went to the MUSEUM de la mina la valenciana, thinking it was also the place to go underground to actually visit the mine, but it was not. The...More