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Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

721 County Road 4, Silverton, CO 81433
+1 970-387-5444
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Great tour!

We had a great time on this tour and it was cool to learn about how the miners actually worked a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Emily P
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A must do while in gold country

Friendly knowledgeable tour guides. Go in the mine in ore carts to see a fulling functioning mine... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marlene S
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Denver, Colorado
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721 County Road 4, Silverton, CO 81433
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+1 970-387-5444
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time on this tour and it was cool to learn about how the miners actually worked a vein. Definitely make sure you're wearing closed toe shoes as it's wet and you'll be walking through muddy spots. I also would recommend wearing...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable tour guides. Go in the mine in ore carts to see a fulling functioning mine. Good to see what all the equipment is used for! Great for any age!!

Thank Marlene S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Old Hundred Mine tour is a good opportunity to see some aspects of underground mining. As a geologist, I've been underground many times, but haven't been able to take my children with me before. This is a great opportunity to take your children to...More

Thank screen310
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought the package deal with the mine tour, mill tour, and Silverton historical museum, and it was worth every penny. The drive up to the mine was a up a windy, narrow road. When you arrive, there is gold-panning outside of the mine while...More

Thank sarloumay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Such a fun experience! First, you put on a jacket and hard hat provided for you and then you go outside to wait for the mine car that will take you inside the earth.The ride into the mine is a bit crowded and the...More

Thank Gena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was booked as part of a package with a tour company. The package was ok ish but this part of the day was very good. The ex miner who took us down the mine was funny, interesting and knowledgable. His little insights were fascinating...More

Thank Walkinggranny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried three times to get on this tour and it was full every time, even with arriving early as suggested. My kids were incredibly disappointed as was I and it will be years before we are able to be back in the area. Hopefully...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This mine tour was amazing. You take an actual mine car into the mine car and your guide explains how the mine used to operate. It was very informative. The guide answered all of our questions as he took us on the tour of the...More

1  Thank Emily T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We enjoyed our mine tour, we only wish we could have heard the guide better. He spoke pretty quickly and not always loudly enough. But the tour is very interesting and we were told facts about safety, processes and history. Decent value and the kids...More

Thank SkiingTennisMom
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great experience! We enjoyed it way more than we expected! Affordable and anyone from any age will have a great time exploring the mine!

Thank Jennifer B
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redmama5
16 August 2017|
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Response from sarloumay | Reviewed this property |
In Silverton, if you are interested in the mine tour, you should also plan on the Mayflower Mill tour and the historical museum. There is a "Heritage Pass" that gives adults a discount for all three. You will want to spend a... More
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mike L
24 September 2016|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
We arranged for the mine guide to pick us up a couple blocks from the train station and take us to the mine. You may want to contact them and see if they will do the same for you.
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Brianna T
28 July 2016|
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Response from Mushmom2 | Reviewed this property |
No I would think not. The ride down is very tight close quarters as well as some areas below.
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