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Address: 0542 French Gulch Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Phone Number: 970-453-4405
Description: Venture over 1,000 feet into a Mountain. Explore the original working of...
Venture over 1,000 feet into a Mountain. Explore the original working of the Country Boy Mine as you feel, hear and smell what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. Find and keep your riches as you gold pan in Eureka Creek. Examine old photos and other fun exhibits to revisit the past and marvel at days gone by. Pet the roaming donkeys. This is truly an amazing experience and fun for the whole family year round. Come and tour the only underground gold mine in Breckenridge.
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Good program!

Kids found it very interesting. Even small ones. Adults too. It is a 1:30 hour program, not expensive, in a beautiful place. Liked it!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Hockley, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

One of the things I researched was the success of finding gold (even just a sliver). Out of 6 of us, we did not find a speck. The tour was good and informative - great funny Guide and the facility was nice, except for the restrooms. Most "out house" restrooms in Colorado do not sell badly (something with the way... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Kids found it very interesting. Even small ones. Adults too. It is a 1:30 hour program, not expensive, in a beautiful place. Liked it!!

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iowa city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I took my wife and two children to the gold mine, and we had a great time. The 4/5 is only because I think any mine would max out at 4. The view / scenery here is breathtaking. The mine/history were very interesting, especially for my 8 year old. It was kind of cold and rainy, so panning for gold... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went into the mine, and it was pretty interesting to hear about it and experience some of what was done in there. When we were done with the mine tour, we panned for gold. It was fun and my 8 year old son enjoyed it. We found a few little flakes of gold and tons of fools gold. Good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

On a whim we took the kids on a tour of the mine, they loved it! And learned a lot to boot! They got a kick out of gold panning and meeting the donkey!

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Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a great activity that you can just kind of do last minute. You just show up, buy tickets, and go on a tour. The actual mine itself goes into the mountain almost 2,000 feet, however the tour only goes back 1,100 feet. The mine is about 8-10' tall and about 6 feet wide so if you are claustrophobic... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went on a tour today at the mine and it was terrific. If you are ever in Breckenridge, CO. be sure visit the mine, pan for gold, and take the tour. You won't regret it!

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We spent well over 2 hours here and loved it! Both kids & adults can learn a lot and have fun here. Just a cool place!

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Madison, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It was very interesting to see how mining was done. Our guide talked about the miners' lives as well as the process. We spent time looking at the exhibits which supplement the info given on the tour.

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PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you have never visited a gold mine, then this is the one to visit. You put on the rain slicker and a hard hat because you actually walk into a gold mine while a well informed guide explains the workings of a gold mine. Once you complete the tour, then you are free to pan for gold if you... More 

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Address: 0542 French Gulch Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Phone Number: 970-453-4405
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Breckenridge

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