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Great for the family!

We had a wonderful time with Mr. John, aka Squirrel as our tour guide. The mine feels authentic and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa A
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If you want to understand actual gold mining then stop here

This was a real treat to find this mine. Have been a lot of gold mines, but this one is different... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ted C
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1950 Hidee Mine Rd., MM 6.3 Central City Parkway, Central City, CO 80427
+1 720-548-0343
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Mr. John, aka Squirrel as our tour guide. The mine feels authentic and just a bit scary, which adds to the adventure. Squirrel was great with the kids and they were fully engaged for the full hour. All had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a real treat to find this mine. Have been a lot of gold mines, but this one is different. As they really cater to your curiosity, and how and why things done back then. Have your guide turn the lights off to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ted C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting mine tour. The guide was knowledgeable. It’s family friendly and open all year, weather permitting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M D
Reviewed 7 November 2018

My son and I were visiting the Black Hawk area and thought what could be more quintessentially Colorado than taking a gold mine tour?! It was so fun and such a departure from our everyday NY lives. Hidee was the closest mine to our hotel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Me and the girlfriend decided to try something new out and do the gold mining tour . Omg what can I say other than it was the best time ever . We had so much fun . As soon as we got there James our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I went on this tour with my daughter and 3 grandsons, 8, 6 and 3. We all had fun and learned some history. The 8yr old and 6 yr old can’t wait to go again. None of us had any problems navigating inside the mine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean D
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Not sure the rating is fair, but really just wanted to post a recommendation to call before you go. Luckily we went to Central City in general and saw Hidee Gold Mine on the way. The visitor’s center had great things to say about Hidee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RuthM413
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The owners and guides of the Hidee mine were extremely attentive and knowledgeable in the history of mining and local mining in particular. Guide was well versed in mining lote. We had an extensive tour down through the mine with lots of information and time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pathfinder664862
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Took my family here last summer as we were passing through. We spent 2-3 hours here - between the tour, a little waiting, and panning for gold. The tour was fun and informational, the guide was pleasant, it was just so incredibly unique. Where else...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Went on a tour and gold panning with another couple and three kids, ages 6-7. We all had a very good time. Tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The kids loved chiseling for gold in the mine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle T
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3 April 2016|
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I'd give the mine a call to check both on current hours of operation and pricing for the various aspects of the tour.