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Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

721 County Road 4, Silverton, CO 81433
+1 970-387-5444
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Very Interesting

I have to say that when the group decided to do this I wasn't on board, but I'm so glad I did it... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Donna N
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Colorado
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Back in Time

First of all this mine is not a few minutes from Silverton it is in fact 5 miles most of which is... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
norman28
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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721 County Road 4, Silverton, CO 81433
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I have to say that when the group decided to do this I wasn't on board, but I'm so glad I did it. The guides were friendly and very informative. It is cold (47 degrees) but it was so interesting that we didn't mind. We...More

Thank Donna N
Reviewed 26 September 2017

First of all this mine is not a few minutes from Silverton it is in fact 5 miles most of which is along an inpaved road. The ride along the road has some beautiful scenery but it is a slow ride depending on your vehicle....More

Thank norman28
Reviewed 24 September 2017

If confinement in a small area does not bother you, this is a GREAT TOUR. You take a mine train 4 minutes into the mountain. You will be inside it for one hour and do a walk through with an excellent tour guide. He operates...More

Thank DSMLVR
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour is a must when visiting Silverton! Take a journey into a mountain to visit a mine and learn about mining! You will be able to pan for treasure and visit a shop full of history! We have been better...More

Thank basketcow
Reviewed 26 August 2017

When someone recommended this tour we didn't know what to expect. We rode our OHV up and were totally blown away by this tour. You have to put on a rain jacket and helmet to ride the mine train down 1/3 mile into the mountain....More

Thank Patti and Ed C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Very good, authentic mine experience, with a former miner as the guide. I really appreciated that we were able to ride the rail car actually into the mine; it was much easier to experience just a bit of the hard conditions that miners endured. Dan,...More

Thank VATraveler5588
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We had a great time on this tour and it was cool to learn about how the miners actually worked a vein. Definitely make sure you're wearing closed toe shoes as it's wet and you'll be walking through muddy spots. I also would recommend wearing...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly knowledgeable tour guides. Go in the mine in ore carts to see a fulling functioning mine. Good to see what all the equipment is used for! Great for any age!!

Thank Marlene S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The Old Hundred Mine tour is a good opportunity to see some aspects of underground mining. As a geologist, I've been underground many times, but haven't been able to take my children with me before. This is a great opportunity to take your children to...More

Thank screen310
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We bought the package deal with the mine tour, mill tour, and Silverton historical museum, and it was worth every penny. The drive up to the mine was a up a windy, narrow road. When you arrive, there is gold-panning outside of the mine while...More

Thank sarloumay
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Sandy O
29 September 2017|
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Response from DSMLVR | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the pass. I think it was $18 for adults and we paid Senior rate which was $16. I don't think that was excessive for an hour tour in the mine with the train ride in and out and demonstration of tools... More
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redmama5
16 August 2017|
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Response from GoinOwen | Reviewed this property |
Probably not doable in one day. Also, you will want to make reservations for tours at Mesa Verde.
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mike L
24 September 2016|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
We arranged for the mine guide to pick us up a couple blocks from the train station and take us to the mine. You may want to contact them and see if they will do the same for you.
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