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Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

  • 347 Ratings

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: 1 hr 15 min - 1 hr 45 min
Cancellation: 3 days in advance.

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

  • 347 Ratings

  • Dave

great tour, thank you!

April 8, 2018

  • Vicki

We really enjoyed this experience. Learned a little too.

April 1, 2018

  • Brian

Great guide! Very knowledgeable provided great history

November 27, 2017
2350 Riverside Dr, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA
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