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Eagle and High Peak Mine

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Address: End of C St, Julian, CA 92036
Phone Number: 760 765 0036
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A wonderful trip back in time.

Last weekend we had an opportunity to visit one of our favorite destination Julian, CA. During the trip we came across the Eagle Mining Companies Gold Mine Tour. The mine has been... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Glendale, AZ
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Santee, California
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143 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my mom here for something "new" to do. We did find walking through the mine interesting but we were in a group that was much too large. Not sure how many people but we were at the back and only 2 times did we get to hear anything she was saying. Seeing the conditions and the equipment the... More 

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Glendale, AZ
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last weekend we had an opportunity to visit one of our favorite destination Julian, CA. During the trip we came across the Eagle Mining Companies Gold Mine Tour. The mine has been running tours since the late 1940’s, family owned, and a wonderful six block side trip from Julian’s main street and the excellent lunch with pie found the Apple... More 

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Lomita, California
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98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours all combined with the mine tour and looking at the displays and talking to the people of the history of the area. They were all very friendly and informative. The tour is only $10.00 for adults and lasts about an hour. This was one of the best tours we have been on, very informative... More 

Thank Clay G
Los Angeles, California
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424 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was fun to walk in the old mine and see where & how men worked for little pay after the turn of the century. We also had a lesson on how to pan for gold. This would be a great place to take kids too. We were there on Halloween. In the late afternoon they do a special scary... More 

Thank Nancy D
New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This gold mine is a cute little attraction in the quaint town of Julian. It is off the main street but within walking distance from the main road. I went with my boyfriend and another couple (all in our late 20s) and we had an enjoyable time. The tour was 10 dollars per adult , cheaper for children and CASH... More 

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Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Visited the mine on a quiet morning so had personal trip. Guide was well informed and humorous so thoroughly enjoyed the banter. 2 hours well spent and a must for Julian visitors.

Thank David G
Rialto, California
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Paul Paul was so informative about the history of the mine. It was a fun and interesting tour. My husband and I love history so we really enjoyed the tour. My family has a long history of coal mining. This tour gave just a hint of what it is like to work inside the earth! Panning for gold was more... More 

Thank Barbara M
Yuma, Arizona
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Have been to Julian many times but unfortunately never went to this mine tour. I am really glad we did this trip, great tour! Highly recommended! The tour guide we had was very knowledgeable and friendly. His presentation was filled with a great deal of historical background and he always made time at each spot to answer questions. Really cool... More 

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Dana Point
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This mine tour is great, un-crowded and informative. Friendly tour guide, inexpensive and not your typical tourist venue. High recommend this tour.

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London, United Kingdom
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759 reviews
661 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 567 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

And not just because it is a gold mine! You can pan for gold here. It is a challenge! Over 1000 feet of tunnels. There are steps in the tunnel. Tunnels provide their own - very welcome - air conditioning, very cool! You can actually see a gold vein in the tunnels. The tour lasts about 40 minutes, costs $10... More 

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