Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

  • 680 Ratings
US $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.

Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour durationDuration:1 hr 15 min - 1 hr 45 min
Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour cancellationCancellation: 3 days in advance.
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What You Will Do

  • 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
    • Not handicapped accessible
    • No smoking within 20 feet of the property
    • No pets allowed on the grounds
  • No sandals, flip flops or crocs are allowed on the tour. Closed-toed shoes only, preferably tennis shoes or sturdy flat-soled shoes.

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

Customer Reviews
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  • 680 Ratings
  • Violetta
October 8, 2019

Exciting place! Informative tour! Highly recommend!

  • Samantha
October 7, 2019

Great value for the ticket price. We really enjoyed our knowledgeable guide and tour. We’ll be back!

  • Justin
September 20, 2019

Emily did a great job on the tour. The Argo mine has a lot of history that’s great to see preserved.

MEETING LOCATION: 2350 Riverside Dr, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA

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