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Indian Valley Mine National Historic Site

Mile 104 Seward Highway, HC52 Box 8814, Indian, Anchorage, AK 99540
+1 907-653-1120
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We visited this site with another couple. I highly recommend you stop by. The gentleman was very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nancysjackson63
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Erwin, North Carolina
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Super fun

We bought a $20 bucket of dirt and got to learn the art of panning for gold, you can't beat that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
robert p
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Mile 104 Seward Highway, HC52 Box 8814, Indian, Anchorage, AK 99540
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this site with another couple. I highly recommend you stop by. The gentleman was very informative and gave great facts about the local area and bay. We were shout how to pan for gold and shown baby ducks, chickens, & turkeys!

Thank Nancysjackson63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a $20 bucket of dirt and got to learn the art of panning for gold, you can't beat that. Plus we showed up at close on accident and they stayed open just to help us pan.

Thank robert p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great adventure for adults and kids. The guide was an expert, very knowledgeable. All 3 grandkids fund some real gold in their panning experience. It was a lot of fun!!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the $1 entry fee, you can't beat the half hour guided tour of the original settlers cabin and his workshop. The gift shop is quaint and well priced. Definitely take the time to do a bit of gold panning. It's fun and very informative....More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We were a bit skeptical and surprised by the cost but we ended up having a great time! We had a fairly large group (8 adults and 5 kids) and everyone had a great time panning for gold! The owner was very friendly and very...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A great way to learn about gold, how panning is done. Arlene is a great host, teacher, and interesting too. Six of us enjoyed our visit.

Thank Patmaloney5
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Arlene and Roger were super hosts for my wife and me. We contacted them, even though it was off-season. They emailed us back right away and opened up their mine and gift shop just for us. The gold I panned from the paydirt was more...More

Thank Philiz65
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My 8 year old son loved this place. He spent over 30 minutes panning for gold after a personal lesson from the really friendly owner. He also took us on a tour to see the old mine entrance, the newly hatched chickens and memorabilia from...More

Thank ejsnyc
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We saw this on our drive from Seward and decided to stop. That was a great decision. For $1 per person and then $10+ for some soil to find gold in, it was fairly inexpensive for my kids to give it a try. The gentleman...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you ever wanted to learn gold panning and want a fun experience for all ages, this is your stop. Indian valley is a historical site that gives you access with a tour for $1 per person. They give you a little tour and some...More

Thank Nate D
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