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Sierra Silver Mine Tour

420 5th St, Wallace, ID 83873
+1 208-752-5151
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Great Tour Even if you are just travelling I90

One of better tourist tours I have experienced. Given by experienced miners who actually... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Al and Nancy B
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Kelowna, Canada
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Great For Anyone Looking to Learn More About the Silver Valley and the Mining There

I had a great time at the mine tour. I drove to Wallace specifically to do the tour and I am glad I... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
FlyFishingCowgirl
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Underground - Fun & Educational Mine Tour - Family Friendly - Live Demonstrations of Mining Machines - Learn How Silver is Mined - Enjoy a Narrated Trolley Tour On The Way to And From The Mine
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“retired miner” (17 reviews)
“trolley ride” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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420 5th St, Wallace, ID 83873
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

One of better tourist tours I have experienced. Given by experienced miners who actually demonstrate mining equipment. Learned much on this tour and had many impressions of mining dispelled. It only takes about 1 1/2 hours and starts every 1/2 hour so would be good...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I had a great time at the mine tour. I drove to Wallace specifically to do the tour and I am glad I did! I first met Sue in the office where you buy the tickets. She was awesome-very kind, helpful and engaging to talk...More

1  Thank FlyFishingCowgirl
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you Sarah B.! :-D

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Decided on a whim to do this tour and we were sure glad we did! Very informative and entertaining overview of the difficulty of the miners' life in this area as well as a fun review of some of the culture and characters of Wallace's...More

Thank Nana9090
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you Nana9090! :-D

Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was a true highlight of our adventure in the Wallace area. The tour was fantastic. The guide was extremely informative...before retiring he'd spent 25 years mining in the area. And he injected a bit of humor...loved it.

Thank eraser
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you eraser! :-D

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Fast Freddy was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable from first hand experience and a great storyteller. The demonstrations of equipment really brought things to life. The trip up to the mine and back on the trolley car was great and included a town tour and...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thank you Firsttimetripper! We will make sure Fast Freddy gets to read your review! :-)

Reviewed 18 September 2017

The silver mine tour was educational and very interesting! It provided history and information. Nice

Thank Terri E
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you Terri E! :-)

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nothing like getting family together with a trolley ride thru a charming rustic town unveiling signs of the boom and bust of its history. Greeting us at the entrance of the cavran is an old miner sharing tales of silver mines, their owners, workers and...More

Thank Dennis H
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thank you Dennis H! We are all so pleased that you and yours enjoyed your visit with us.:-)

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fun and interesting tour that provides an introduction to mining. They even demonstrate a few pieces of equipment. The guide was knowledgeable and could answer all of the group's questions.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had the first morning tour and it was just the 2 of us with Marty as our tour guide. He was engaging and amusing with some great stories to tell. He was happy to answer questions. We enjoyed hearing the history of the mine...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you CultureVulture60657! Mighty Marty thanks you too :-)

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

My wife's grandfather was a silver miner nearby many years ago, so we looked forward to this tour and were not disappointed. Very professional outfit, interesting mine visit and great for all ages. Our tour guide was a real character: a former miner with some...More

Thank Will D
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you Will D! :-)

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Anne C
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Response from 705MM | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, I don't know. I did not see any ramp and I know the mine is definitely not something you would want to use a wheelchair to see.
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