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Hopemore Mine Tour

2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-0301
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I am a longtime summer resident who enjoys taking my guests on this authentic mine tour that... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Houston, TX (live here, not from here!)
Working Mine Tour

This was a fantastic tour. The man who owns the mine gives you a history of the mining in the area... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2016
via mobile
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2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-0301
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am a longtime summer resident who enjoys taking my guests on this authentic mine tour that, because of the limited size of tour groups, feels very personal and rewarding for all visitors. But just today, I encountered a message on the answering machine saying...More

Thank MountHolyokeMom
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. The man who owns the mine gives you a history of the mining in the area and then takes you down 500 feet into the mine. He explains how they used to mine and shows you the modernized way. You...More

Thank ANM404
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I read many reviews before deciding on which mine tour to do and I'm SO glad I chose this one. Every other review was spot on when they talked about how unique and authentic this tour is. The owner himself gives the tour and describes...More

2  Thank TortlesB
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is the best mine tour I have ever taken. The owner of the mine gives the tour and he is passionate about his mine. He has worked as a miner and he shares his expertise. Once you descend 600 ft into the mine, you...More

1  Thank koester1427
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Now this is the real experience! Get ready to get cold as you go 600" underground and listen to some breathtaking stories. As real as it can get!

1  Thank timberlange
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We went to this tour on a day off before the Leadville MTB 100. We learned a lot of history in regards to the town, as well as local mining history. Then we went down the mine shaft 60 storeys for an amazing tour. Saw...More

Thank Allison E
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your money on the other silly little mine tours in the area. If you want to descend 60 stories in a dark mine shaft and see real mining equipment operated by a real miner, this is the tour for you.

1  Thank Andi3097
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great tour and Bob was wonderful. A must do if your in the area as mining made Leadville. You will go down a mine shaft 600" and then walk through tunnels. Dress warm as it can be 40 degrees!

1  Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This was an unexpected nugget of history and fun. Bob was a first rate tour guide. He discussed the history of the area and mining techniques associated with that time period. Traveling down 600 feet into the earth in the same manner miners have for...More

2  Thank Scott L
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I went on this tour and it was better than I hoped. It was cool to see how being underground and working in the old days was. Bob gave a very detailed tour and showed how to run some of the equipment he uses down...More

2  Thank Steven0414
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How can I find out a way to get in touch with Hopemore? Website doesn't work. Is there a phone number?
2 September 2016|
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Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
We got info from the mining museum in town!