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Hopemore Mine Tour

2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-0301
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This is a GREAT tour

This is not my first tour mine tour, but it's easily the best one I've done. Highly informative and... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Jimmy D
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Vail, Colorado
Best mine tour, no question.

I have done several mine tours, mainly historic copper mines in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Hadrian6
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Ann Arbor
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2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is not my first tour mine tour, but it's easily the best one I've done. Highly informative and entertaining. It was so cool to be 600ft underground touring a working mine. We even got a demo of the drill they currently use. Can't recommend...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have done several mine tours, mainly historic copper mines in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and this surpasses all of them. What sets this mine tour apart from others is that until quite recently it was a working gold/silver mine. The mining hardware and...More

Thank Hadrian6
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I took my 9 year old grandson on this tour and it was fascinating. Bob, the owner and miner of the Hopemore mine, was an excellent tour guide. It's obvious that he knows what he's doing and he explains everything very articulately. I booked the...More

Thank KatheK
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were looking for an authentic mine tour - and we found it! We had a great two-hour plus tour with Bob who was knowledgeable and experienced. Don't miss it!

Thank JS2525
Reviewed 25 July 2017

I've been a student of Leadville and hardrock mining history for several years now. Mr. Calder's knowledge, personal experiences and humor tied all of my loose ends together in one tour of the Hopemore Mine. If hardrock mining history interests you, you have to do...More

Thank PaulClarkson
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We picked this tour on a whim and we hit the jackpot! I live in Colorado and I am familiar with mining history but nothing prepared me for how informative and exciting this mine tour is. Bob is not just a tour guide but the...More

1  Thank sarah h
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

So informative and in such a great scenery location!. One of the best tours we've ever taken! Dress warm!

Thank Smaroon1
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Called today, and they are running tours again. We are looking forward to this experience. For information call. The website didn't come up for me.

3  Thank Scot A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I am a longtime summer resident who enjoys taking my guests on this authentic mine tour that, because of the limited size of tour groups, feels very personal and rewarding for all visitors. But just today, I encountered a message on the answering machine saying...More

4  Thank MountHolyokeMom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. The man who owns the mine gives you a history of the mining in the area and then takes you down 500 feet into the mine. He explains how they used to mine and shows you the modernized way. You...More

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Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
We got info from the mining museum in town!
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