Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel: Golden Age Mining Journey
3,746 Ratings
Idaho Springs

Take a journey back to the golden age of mining and delve into the Wild West of over a century ago while touring the Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel, where miners once roamed the hills in pursuit of gold

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  • 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
  • Only closed-toed shoes allowed (preferably tennis shoes or sturdy flat-soled shoes); no sandals, flip flops, or crocs allowed on the tour.
  • The tour is not handicapped accessible.
  • Smoking is prohibited within 20 feet of the property.
  • Pets are not allowed on the grounds.
2350 Riverside Dr, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA
Cancellation Policy

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

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Oct 29, 2023
Enjoyable tour with a mixture of knowledge and humor from an energetic guide. Fun gold panning, too.
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