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Address: Trail Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
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Felt Like Indiana Jones!

Now I know that Indiana Jones never really went gold mining but this mine was a true adventure. Beyond the outskirts of the town, this ran down, tucked away, mine, is nothing to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2017
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Hannibal, Missouri

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome. And that was a period following awesome! Several tour guides...ours was Hank. Aweeeesome!! Anyone who writes a bad review must be biasedly basing their review on an outlier experience or their own personal issues (i.e. stuck up, bad day, bird pooed on their car windshield while parked, etc). Very very very informative. Much more so than I was expecting.... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour! Hank was an awesome guide, very entertaining and informative! It can be chilly in the mine so I would bring a jacket.

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Hannibal, Missouri
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Now I know that Indiana Jones never really went gold mining but this mine was a true adventure. Beyond the outskirts of the town, this ran down, tucked away, mine, is nothing to miss. For 10 bucks, this gold mine is rustic with many assets hands on! Great for Kids! The best part was gold panning at the end. There... More 

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Marshall, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great time at the mine. Wonderful tour guide. Did some gold panning in the stream and it was fun. We found a little gold! The water was super cold though in April. Would have stayed all day long if we hadn't had other plans. Going back in January, but I'm sure it will be way too cold to pan.

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Lilburn, Georgia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This tour was fun, exciting, and very informative! The guide was excellent. He was so friendly, and so excited about mining! My two daughters, ages 15 and 12, thoroughly enjoyed it. I would definitely recommend it if you're ever in the area!

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bwibob
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had a great tour with Hank......lots of history here and a great deal for only $10 a person. When your done with the tour continue up the road for a beautiful ride past a bunch of other mining history!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

On our way to the Denver airport, we had some extra time and decided to stop by the Phoenix Gold Mine. We had our own private tour by a local (Hank) who was full of information (and jokes!). The tour was resonably priced.

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Brookfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This was very interesting and informative. Given by the real miners. The owner of the mine greets you. Takes about 40 minutes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed visit to mine. The guide is very knowledgeable and is very good with small children. The owner of the mine, who was greeting people out front, is interesting to chat with and has written some books about mining that are for sale at the mine. The gold panning is very good at the site also. They give a good... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This gold mine tour is not difficult, long, or taxing for those with physical disabilities, so it's something everyone can enjoy. The price is very reasonable, and worth every cent. Please make sure to tip the tour guide, since they are all volunteers who do this for the love of history. If you are just a little bit superstitious...okay....I'm a... More 

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