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Good Enough Mine Tour

5th & Toughnut Street, Tombstone, AZ 85638
520-255-5553
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Ranked #2 of 13 activities in Tombstone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Mines
Owner description: The Goodenough Mine is one of the twenty five producing silver mines in the Tombstone Mining District, which started the mining boom which resulted in... more » Owner description: The Goodenough Mine is one of the twenty five producing silver mines in the Tombstone Mining District, which started the mining boom which resulted in the incorporation of the City of Tombstone. When you take the tour, you will be shown through the original 1879 workings by a knowledgeable guide, and learn all about nineteenth century hard rock silver mining. You'll see what the ore looked like, learn about how it was processed, see some beautiful rocks and minerals, and artifacts and structures that have been in place for 130 years. This is one of the mines owned by Ed Schieffelin, the founder of the town, part of the Tombstone Mill and Mining Company, which he founded as well. The Goodenough Mine Tour is the most authentic and unique attraction in the City of Tombstone, and you'll see the results of the hard work of the miners. It's an experience that you will enjoy. « less
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Garden City, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Interesting tour, did learn some things. We had a great guide (unfortunately cannot remember his name). Our group consisted of 12 people which was a great size. I can't imagine going with any more than that. Kind of tight in some spaces. Inexpensive for the 45 minute tour. Nice and cool in the mine. I wouldn't say it was top... More

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We took the 45 minute tour today and had a fun time. Tour guide clearly knows his stuff, but also seemed like he had grown a little tired of it. The group was very large and it seemed like we spent a lot of time waiting for the group to catch up. I would say that about 10 of the... More

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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The tour was about 45 minutes. The guide was very informative and funny. Our group had almost 40 people in it which was a little to crowded. Try to get into a smaller group. The mine was a cool 67 degrees on a 100 degree day! Felt like a nice break from the sun.

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Tucson, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We took the 45 minute tour based on the reviews on tripadvisor. Unfortunately our experience did not live up to the expectations. The tour consisted of the two of us and another couple. The tour guide rushed us through and we could barely hear him talk. He never introduced himself or acknowledged us. We suspect that he may have been... More

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Carey G, Senior Tour Guide at Good Enough Mine Tour, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your bad experience at the Goodenough Mine Tour. The day in question was unusual- We had a tour guide home sick, another who had to work at his other job, and I was conducting two consecutive 3 hour Toughnut Mine Tours. We had to use our ticket booth attendant to run the tours out... More

Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our family took the tour and had an awesome time! Our guide James was awesome! He was not only extremely informative but entertaining as well!! What a gem of a find and how fortunate we are to have shared in a piece of Tombstone history!

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Burbank, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My wife & I went to Tombstone for our 20th anniversary. We had a blast! Kerry knew his stuff. He should. He's been a part of the mine since before it was open & he participated in all the preparations. Especially liked when Kerry showed us a silver dollar. The silver in the coin came out of this mine! Here... More

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Portland, Oregon
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57 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We took this tour the first day we were here and really enjoyed it! Totally worth the money. We learned a lot about silver mining and just had fun going down into the mine! Informative tour guide and a fun way to spend an hour or so. One of the really historical and fun things to do in Tombstone!

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Dry Prong, LA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Before we walked in we noticed a sign saying free parking for motorcycles....hello, awesome! We checked in at a discounted military rate and sat at the outside bar to wait for our tour to begin. They sell water bottles for only a buck. We also noticed our tickets gave us discounts at several other places so stop here first. Sam... More

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Sundre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a very worthwhile and educational tour. If you are at all interested in history and natural phenomena it is great. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the period and situation history.

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Long Island, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We did the mine tour because we had some time to kill, it was a great hour learning about mining and old Tombstone. Our tour guide Cary was great

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