Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

1766 Ratings

$25

per person
Travel back to the golden age of mining on this tour of the Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel. Explore the Wild West as it was over a century ago when miners roamed the hills in search of gold.
Duration:  1hr 15mins - 1hr 45mins
Cancellation:  72.0hrs
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Highlights

  • Head to Idaho Springs, Colorado—a great example of the influence of mining in this part of the country
  • Take a walking tour of the front portal of the famous Argo Tunnel and descend through the 5 story Argo Mill
  • Check out the relics and equipment used over a century ago, learning about the history of each along the way
  • Receive a gold pan lesson - this hands-on activity that lets you try your luck

What's Included

  • Guided tour of the Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel
  • Panning instruction and pan of gold ore

Additional Information

No sandals, flip flops or crocs are allowed on the tour. Closed-toed shoes only, preferably tennis shoes or sturdy flat-soled shoes.

Rules

  • Not handicapped accessible
  • No smoking within 20 feet of the property
  • No pets allowed on the grounds

Cancellation policy

Full refunds for cancellations made at least 72 hours in advance.

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Sep 15, 2021
Andrew gave a wonderful tour. He is very knowledgeable about the Argo mine.
Mallory
Sep 12, 2021
Great tour! Tour guide was very informative and friendly!
Jared
Sep 7, 2021
Had the BEST time!! Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and fun to listen to. We learned so much about the history of Argo and even Idaho Springs. We will definitely recommend to anyone that visits out that way.

Location

Meeting location:  2350 Riverside Dr

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