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Good little tour for the $

If you don’t know much about the history here this tour will give you some for not much money or... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Rich807
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Las Vegas
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This late 1800's saloon is certainly a stop in your trip to Virginia city. We went twice. Had a... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Peggar
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Westlock, Canada
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21 Jul 2018
“Good little tour for the $”
13 Nov 2017
“Moon Gravy Band”
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106 S C St, Virginia City, NV 89440-9800
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If you don’t know much about the history here this tour will give you some for not much money or time. Tours were going 1x per hour the Sat we were there. Bring cash for the tour or you’ll have to hit a nearby atm...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rich807
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I️ went to Virginia City for the Veteran’s day parade and to see Moon Gravy Band. My neighbor Rich Maloon is in the band, along with Sherri Clay who has an amazing voice, Jack who plays many different styles of guitar, and lastly Pat the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This late 1800's saloon is certainly a stop in your trip to Virginia city. We went twice. Had a few drinks. Just relaxed. This is also the entry to the mine tour. Very cool

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Peggar
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Visit to Virginia City is incomplete without going to the mine tour. The tour guides are informative and funny. This is the only mine tour that is open during winter season. The drinks are reasonably priced and the service is friendly.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank uday029
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

When in to checkout the mine tour while waiting I visited with the bartender and one of the tour guides I learned a lot about the town and the places to visit. The inside of the place was good to see but the mine tour...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank 74JAB
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I saw the mine tour advertised and so picked this place to go in. While we were waiting for the mine tour to start, we ordered a drink. The drinks were very well poured. Strong hand so beware if you're DD. I tried the buttered...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank LaurenM877
Reviewed 9 July 2015

When you find yourself in Virginia City take your time and visit the ponderosa saloon. Be sure to see the mine in back for an extra few bucks. Its worth the time for the experience.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank johnmack P
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This place has a wonderful habit of having a door greeter with coupons for the bar & play.They also have the old school slot machines.Always one of my favorite spots with the awesome view on their deck

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank patricia v
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Great little bar on the towns main street. Nice artifacts from the old mining days to see along with a neat old bank vault and the best part is the mine tour. Mine starts inside the bar and only costs a couple of bucks. Well...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank rob s
Reviewed 2 July 2014

The saloon includes a six dollar underground mine tour and being as the entrance was at the back of the bar, I wasn't expecting much but my expectations were exceeded. It was not only bigger than I expected but the tour guide made this is...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Mark B
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