Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

699 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:  72hrs
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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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Maxime
Oct 26, 2019
Emily, the Guide, was very knowledgeable about the Argo Tunnel & the gold mining history of the region. Also she delivered her explanation in an enthusiastic way the entire tour & she was even funny at time which made the tour super interesting. I had an amazing time & I will recommend this tour, it's worth it.
Violetta
Oct 8, 2019
Exciting place! Informative tour! Highly recommend!
Samantha
Oct 7, 2019
Great value for the ticket price. We really enjoyed our knowledgeable guide and tour. We’ll be back!

Location

Meeting location:  2350 Riverside Dr

$23

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