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Address: Cerro Grillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
Phone Number: 492-922-3002
Activities: Group tours/train, Nightlife
Description: This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of...
This closed mine, extremely prosperous in colonial times, offers tours of the old mining facilities and an underground nightclub.
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Train ride deep into the mine followed by about fifteen minutes in the gem and mineral museum and gift shop the a stroll thru the depths viewing displays portraying life/work in... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
rhinbaja
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Loreto, Mexico
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Loreto, Mexico
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Train ride deep into the mine followed by about fifteen minutes in the gem and mineral museum and gift shop the a stroll thru the depths viewing displays portraying life/work in the mines. Spanish would be very helpful, though intermediate speakers we couldn't keep up with the guide's rapid fire descriptions and jokes. Nevertheless less, it was an enjoyable experience.... More 

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Gto,
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Use walking shoes and take a sweater. Very impressive. They also have a disco that open in the evenings.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Gives a terrific sense of what mining is and was about during 400 years of mining this mountain. A world class mineral collection as well.

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Regensburg
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108 reviews 108 reviews
11 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

In general, it's a nice anD interesting tour into the former mining system of Zacatecas. We recommend to enter via the main entrance and not via the entrance of the cable car. The entrance via the cable car is not very organized and more crowded. The main entrance is more organized and the tour starts with a train ride. After... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one Iconic place in Zacatecas, is a must for a first time in the city but I wouldn't go back again. Maybe it's not that interesting for me...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a magical experience inside a mine, if you are looking for an out of this world experience please visit this mine, it is cheap and worth for your money, if you are more adventurous you can even go on a saturday night bar inside the mine!! something unique. I recommend this experience 100%

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Kingston, Ontario
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72 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This is a very professional museum full of fun with great insight into the terrible conditions of colonial mining. Everything about this museum is very professional and well maintained. We entered by the teliferico entrance (recommended) where you begin with a walk through the mine with life-size models of how the silver was extracted from the mine through the centuries.... More 

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north east mexico
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

you really can't avoid coming here when in Zacatecas... it's a great attraction you get to walk inside a mine and it's within the city, so you really can't miss this one... I really enjoyed it and learned many things about how mining was done in the past when Zacatecas just was founded. really recommended.

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Livermore, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

It was a great history lecture and visual experience, the guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of the questions the group had.

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encino, ca
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64 reviews 64 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

well organized and narrated tour (seems like Spanish only though) Informative and entertaining. You will be walking a bit underground in a hardhat so mind your seniors and infants!

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