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El Museo Bocamina San Ramon

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
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Great Mine

Very interesting place. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and explain the history of the mine (tour was in Spanish and didn't inquiry of other languages). Theres an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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San Diego
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Very interesting place. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and explain the history of the mine (tour was in Spanish and didn't inquiry of other languages). Theres an opportunity to go down some stairs into the entrance of the mine and this also shows you silver in its natural state (black rock). It was around a 60 steps that are... More 

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Queretaro, Mexico
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The place is very interesting as the guides are well trainned to let visitors feel like you are in an ancient mine. The stairs down to the mine are very well lighted and the helmets provided to protect tall people are a most. The garden surrounding the entrance is weel maintained and the place in general is relaxing and illustrative

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is about a 15 minute drive outside the city. You can tell they are on a shoe string but that's just one more reason to give them your support; the area depends on tourists coming to see their restored mine. And judging from the "before" photos, they did a really good job restoring this place. Be warned, at the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

You'll never understand the history of Guanajuato unless you take a trip to the mining museum (ideally with a tour guide) and grasp how the economy and local industry of not only Guanajuato, but also Mexico came to be through the mining of gold and silver. The museum store is also a great stop to buy creative jewelry for the... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a must see in the city. You get to see how silver was brought up plus you get to go down into the mine.

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North Battleford, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The mine is interesting to see, but not having enough Spanish to understand the guide's explanations was a definite disadvantage. There are few fluent English speakers here, but we did find one to take us on the city tour. Augustino was excellent in English.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A world within a world. Gardens of every type, and stately villa. History buffs heaven. At least a two hour visit, and there's a little drink bar to help you out when you get tired and thirsty. Worth the time.

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Harlingen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great location for pictures, and a trip into an actual mineshaft....great photo op at the bottom! Try a drink after you ascend! Love the P-ing miner statues....another good photo op!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

You can see two mines in the same area, this one and San Cayetano. When we arrived it was pouring rain so we had to wait to enter the mine. We basically had a private tour since there was no one else due to the rain. The price for the entrance is very inexpensive. Expect to walk a lot of... More 

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Address: Guanajuato, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Guanajuato  >  Guanajuato

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