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Sierra Silver Mine Tour

420 5th St, Wallace, ID 83873
+1 208-752-5151
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Just as good the second time

Last summer I wrote: took my 10 year old grandson to this tour and we came away impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Don H
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Kirkland, Washington
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An interesting Mine tour

From the trolley ride to the mine tour it was good tour. Kids learned some things and so did the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darlene J
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Macedonia, Ohio
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Underground - Fun & Educational Mine Tour - Family Friendly - Live Demonstrations of Mining Machines - Learn How Silver is Mined - Enjoy a Narrated Trolley Tour On The Way to And From The Mine
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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420 5th St, Wallace, ID 83873
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Last summer I wrote: took my 10 year old grandson to this tour and we came away impressed with the tour and the shuttle in Wallace. This was a real mine and the tour guide was a real miner. . not some docent that did...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the trolley ride to the mine tour it was good tour. Kids learned some things and so did the adults! Plus they had fun too.

Thank Darlene J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent tour! From Fred to Marty at the mine, you'll learn and laugh more than you expected. Both are extremely knowledgeable about Wallace and mining. Marty is hilarious!

Thank aigmeyer
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you aigmeyer! Fast Freddie & Mighty Marty thank you too! Unfortunately for us... Marty now thinks he's the funniest thing under the sun... :-0

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was great! He was so knowledgeable about the mine as he actually worked in it! He gave us an incredible tour that was also very educational. If you are in Wallace, you should definitely take this tour. You sign up in town...More

Thank thymetotravel999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time. This was a terrific tour, very informative and fun. Fast Freddie was a terrific guide. Definitely recommend.

Thank krg999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast Freddie was our guide and he did an exceptional job of touring our group in the mine. He was very informative and even demonstrated some of the equipment. Very interesting walking through this mine and imagining what it was like for the miners back...More

Thank obviousk
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Obviousk! Fast and Steve thank you too. :-)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour made Wallace come alive for us. The lives of the silver miners was tough. We were not expecting to see any of the power equipment demonstrated underground, but our guide Lenny did it for us. Read The Deep Dark by Gregg Olsen before...More

Thank Thomas F
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Thomas F! Lenny thanks you too! :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fast Freddie gave us a fantastic and very informative tour of this historic mine. It was especially interesting because he mined himself for 20 years and was able to be very detailed with his information. He demonstrated some of the equipment used as well. Excellent...More

Thank Karen W
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Karen W! Fast Freddie and Dennis, the trolley driver than you too! :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Wallace to try the Fainting Goat restaurant and take this mine tour. It's the first mine tour where we had live demonstrations of some of the equipment. Very interesting. Our guide Fred was a wealth of information and explained well the process...More

Thank Bob L
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Bob L!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

While visiting family in Coeur d'Alene, we decided to take a trip out to Wallace to see the Sierra Silver Mine Tour. Since it was quite hot, we decided an underground tour would be perfect for the small kids (7 yrs/5 yrs/2 yrs). We were...More

Thank Joel F
Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Joel F! Steve and Wonderful thank you too! :-)

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Anne C
4 September 2016|
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Response from 705MM | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, I don't know. I did not see any ramp and I know the mine is definitely not something you would want to use a wheelchair to see.
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