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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine

1 mile N. Hwy. 67, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2466
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Born a few years too late ....

The informative guides at the Molly Kathleen, bring you through the history of mining from the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Colorado Springs, Colorado
LOVED it! With 3 boys, nothing impresses them but this did!

It's been a while since we went, but I wanted to make sure I said it since I think I didn't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The only 1,000 foot vertical shaft gold mine tour in the U.S.; the vein was discovered by Mollie Kathleen Gortner in 1891.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 mile N. Hwy. 67, Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-2466
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Reviewed yesterday

The informative guides at the Molly Kathleen, bring you through the history of mining from the early days at Cripple Creek through today. They are all well versed and are actual miners today, or retired miners. All seem to hail from mining families, so their...More

Thank Hyperone01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a while since we went, but I wanted to make sure I said it since I think I didn't before...if you have kids who are into Minecraft they'll think this is super cool. Our boys loved it and still talk about it to...More

Thank Dahlfayce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pleased with the GoldMine Tour. This was he real deal . The shaft elevator was old and secure. The tunnel was about seven feet high. We had to wear miners helmets to protect our heads. Our tour guide was an experienced miner. He...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took our 2 and 4 year old kids. 4 year old thought it was cool, as did my wife and I. Girl working the gift shop/ticket counter was not friendly. Tour guide was great though. Very informative and easy to listen to. He was very...More

Thank Kalephrrr
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I have been to Molly’s Mine twice now. The first time was amazing just going down so many feet in that tiny elevator shaft. I loved walking through the mine and listening to the guide who showed us and taught us so many things about...More

1  Thank lfollon
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This was well worth the $20 admission. You get on a fairly small cage type elevator and go down 1,000 feet. It is a short trip, but not for anybody who is claustrophobic. They supply the hard hat and all you need is a light...More

1  Thank Jim1133
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Checked out their website back in October when we were planning our visit. Website indicated it was open year round. Checked website again for the address & headed out. When we got to the mine signage indicated it was closed. Very disappointing- website needs to...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We arrived early in the morning. A staff member asked us to wait for a couple of other guests before our decent into the old gold mine commenced. We were anxious to see how an old gold mine looked and to see if the goldfever...More

Thank CRNorway
Reviewed 21 October 2017

While on a trip to Colorado my family and I visited the Mollie Kathleen Mine in Cripple Creek. When we pulled up I wasn't sure what to expect - but don't let the outward appearance fool you! Also, don't get scared off by the tiny...More

Thank AM1027
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Cheaked out this place on our last day in Cripple Creek. It was a very good tour. The guide was a miner himself. The elevators going down into the mine, you get close and personal. Would difinately return.

Thank Elizabeth L
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Michael B
6 October 2017|
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Response from themaasfamily3 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour.
Pamela S
17 April 2017|
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Response from Gardenia65 | Reviewed this property |
You will enter and exit the mine by an authentic mine elevator. It is small and you will be packed in like sardines. I'm not exaggerating. It's okay though, because the ascent and descent are quick. Once in the mine you... More
4 July 2016|
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Response from itsmemo2009 | Reviewed this property |
The fee in June was 20.00 for the tour. We did not need a reservation however it would I believe depend on your group size. They may even give a group discount. Some places in cripple creek do. Also they won't let you... More