Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

759 Ratings

$23

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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Carrie
Jul 3, 2020
Zach was awesome!
Jose
Jun 22, 2020
Our tour guide was informative and detailed in presentation. He took the time to answer questions of the group and was approachable for individual questions and more history detail from inquisitive guests - Thank you!
Heather
Jun 20, 2020
The tour guide was great! Very fun! Kids loved it

Location

Meeting location:  2350 Riverside Dr

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