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La Cite de l'Or

90, ave Perreault, Val d'Or, Quebec J9P 2G3, Canada
+1 819-825-1274
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MUST while in Val d’Or

WOW! Did not want to go at first. Sooo glad I did! Dragged by my friend we took the full tour... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LaGrandeLN
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Montpellier, Canada
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An underground learning experience for your bucket list

I vacationed in Val-D'or as a recommendation from a friend who's father worked in the Lamaque... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
kevin mat g
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90, ave Perreault, Val d'Or, Quebec J9P 2G3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

WOW! Did not want to go at first. Sooo glad I did! Dragged by my friend we took the full tour. What an adventure!!! Great souvenir shop too! Take the time to look at the original houses driving up to the mine. Free parking and...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

I vacationed in Val-D'or as a recommendation from a friend who's father worked in the Lamaque mine.The history and the trying to put yourself in that early mining era makes this tour soley unique. The staff is absolutely fantastic and make the visit exciting and...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We made the mistake of believing what the people at the Val D'Or tourist office told us, that if we didn't go underground,we didn't need a guided tour. They were wrong; all tours are guided. So we turned up seven minutes late for the last...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, lots of parking, super friendly staff. Not boring, easy to understand, we also did the you in French. It's a must if your in the area. We did the 2 hours Express, and loved seeing the underground and the lab..

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

We had a great tour - went down into the mine and enjoyed it very much. It was only 7C down there -quite chilly so you have to dress for it.

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Easy to find. Lots of parking. Loved the experience and the tour was wonderful and easy to understand. Loved going underground.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

It was a very good visit, although the staff at the reception seemed a little lost and the guide was OK, not seasoned. Going down the mine was really cool! It is unbelievable what the men went through over the years, the dangers. .. quite...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Absolutely incredible experience travelling almost 100m below the surface into a real gold mine! The trip down alone is breath-taking. But first, get dressed up in miners' overalls, helmet, and lamp (and don't forget to dress warmly, it's cold under the Earth). Then, down inside,...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

I did this tour on wednesday the 07 of october 2015. There is two tour offered, one that last two hours and one that last tree and a half hours. I had the 3.5 Hours tour. One thing that amazed me is that it passed...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2015

went through house as I grew up in one and wanted to check this one out. Was awsome, just like I remembered.

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