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Tonopah Historic Mining Park

110 Burro Ave, Post Office Box 965, Tonopah, NV 89049
+1 775-482-9274
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The best $5 entry fee ($4 if you've stayed in town) you'll ever spend ;)

if you want to do the guided tour make sure that you call ahead. We just missed it by about 5... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
San Francisco Bay Area
Wonderful dog friendly park

We stayed at the Clown Motel the night before and decided to check out the Mining Park before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer H
Phoenix, Arizona
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The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is on the site of Belle and Jim Butler's original mining claim which started the rush to Tonopah making it the "Queen of the Silver Camps." The mining park, encompassing portions of four of the major mining companies and covering 113 acres, preserves this rich history and brings it to life with exhibits of equipment and imaginative self-guided tours. The park also offers a Guided Polaris Tour. The park collects, restores and displays mining artifacts on the site and in the original buildings. Come and visit us at the Tonopah Historic Mining Park, where history comes alive. We are open 7 days a week from 9am-5pm, excluding all Federal Holidays.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
110 Burro Ave, Post Office Box 965, Tonopah, NV 89049
+1 775-482-9274
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Reviewed 2 days ago

if you want to do the guided tour make sure that you call ahead. We just missed it by about 5 minutes because they take only about 2 to 4 people at a time in an ATV.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Clown Motel the night before and decided to check out the Mining Park before heading out of town, hoping that maybe they would allow our dogs outside. I was so surprised to find out our dogs were welcome everywhere! I'm a...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here as we drove to Las Vegas on a day with 111' outside. Although there was a walking tour, we declined to do it. We watched the 20 minute video and learned a lot about the whole town, state, Jim and Belle Butler,...More

Thank globalgranny50
Reviewed 19 July 2017

excellent time, very exciting, very educational,we all had a great time, staff were polite and very friendly.

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This was a terrific experience and we learned so much about the dynamic history of mining in the area. The man in the visitor center was extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. Well worth the small fee to walk around and imagine you...More

Thank Travelove1233
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Walking tour is quite interesting, especially peering down into the deep shafts and exploring the various buildings with early 20th Century equipment. Only $3

Thank applegar
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the other week and loved the history and displays. Staff have a good knowledge of the mines history and very friendly manner. Good place to send a couple of hours

Thank Apeman58
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The mine here is a big part of americas history. The Tonopah Mining Park is a great place to go if your looking to experience the past as a reminder of where we are today. Today you can walk freely, greeted by a kind staff...More

Thank Craig Pearson K
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Such a beautiful place to visit. I love old mines!!! Not sure what the temp would be like in the winter, because it was June when we went. anyways it was awesome!!

Thank Beyond H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It's easy to miss this little gem when driving through Tonopah, but it's worth taking the time to find this historic mining park - just behind the Mizpah Hotel and a few steps off the main road. The excellent visitors' center exhibits, enthusiastic staff and...More

Thank Kathleen H
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7 March 2015|
Response from Becky B | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash.