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Good Enough Mine Tour

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Address: 501 Toughnut St, Tombstone, AZ 85638
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+1 520-255-5553

The Goodenough Mine is one of the twenty five producing silver mines in the...

The Goodenough Mine is one of the twenty five producing silver mines in the Tombstone Mining District, which started the mining boom which resulted in the incorporation of the City of Tombstone. When you take the tour, you will be shown through the original 1879 workings by a knowledgeable guide, and learn all about nineteenth century hard rock silver mining. You'll see what the ore looked like, learn about how it was processed, see some beautiful rocks and minerals, and artifacts and structures that have been in place for 130 years. This is one of the mines owned by Ed Schieffelin, the founder of the town, part of the Tombstone Mill and Mining Company, which he founded as well. The Goodenough Mine Tour is the most authentic and unique attraction in the City of Tombstone, and you'll see the results of the hard work of the miners. It's an experience that you will enjoy.

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This tour was very interesting and we learned a lot. The guide was funny and knowledgeable about this mine's history.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tour was very interesting and we learned a lot. The guide was funny and knowledgeable about this mine's history.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour was informative and fun. The tour guide was friendly. Clearly a must see when in Tombstone unless you have an issue with claustrophobia.

Thank Steve S
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will descend 60 stairs down (not too bad) and climb those 60 stairs back up (much tougher). A tour 100 feet below ground. In fact, warmer down there than it was above ground that day. Our guide was funny and knowledgeable (joked about being Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm trained). Glad we adventures down the stairs, definitely worth it!

Thank mbmurchison
Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went down into this mine and was amazed to see how much silver was mined in this one location. Our guide James was great, knew a lot about the mine and history. Educated us about the mine and entertained us with his humor. Recommend for all ages.

Thank Melanie L
Grande Prairie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very informative and interesting. The only thing I didn't enjoy was the tour guide with his snide and sometimes insulting remarks to the crowd. We purchased as the doc combo pack with the trolley

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the mine tour. I was always nervous to do this because it is underground but it was very good and I enjoyed it very much. There are lots of stairs to climb so if you are elderly it is probably not a good choice. I would recommend!

Thank Dianne M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Went with friends on the Mine Tour...$10 per person and tipping at end of tour guide. We had James, knowledgeable, funny, witty, entertainer, all while Safety guiding the group through a historic Mine... Fascinating rocks and enjoyable tour! Must See! Wear your hard hat. Our tour guide James interacted well with all of us! Totally cool time.

Thank Bowser1716
Lawndale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you like going underground and visiting mines, this is the place for you. The cost is reasonable and it is a walking tour. When you start, the tour guide gives you a little history on mining and then takes you through the iron gates into the mine. Inside you will go down a stairway that must go down a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This tour is a little pricey at $15 a head, however the tour guide is very knowledgeable and the history of the mine, especially as it pertains to economy of the time is very interesting. The mine itself is pretty incredible, but be prepared to walked down and up a long staircase. You go down about 100 feet and have... More 

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Grand Terrace, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour of the mine. Our tour guide James was so very entertaining and informative and made the tour fantastic fun. Highly recommend this tour.

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