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Idaho Springs Gold Mill and Tunnel Tour

  • 381 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

  • 381 Ratings

  • Francesca

We had a great time! It was very interesting and informative. Our guide, Ryan, seemed very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. The gold panning at the end was tons of fun!

June 2, 2018

  • Dave

great tour, thank you!

April 8, 2018

  • Vicki

We really enjoyed this experience. Learned a little too.

April 1, 2018
2350 Riverside Dr, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA
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