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Address: 2350 Riverside Drive, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Phone Number: (303) 567-2421
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The reviews on Trip Advisor seemed mixed on the Argo Gold Mill and Museum. We decided to give it a shot since we had some free time on our hands. The pre tour movie is low... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The people who work here are very nice and super helpful. We came at the end of the day and the staff was still very friendly. My kids 6 & 9 had a lot of fun panning for gem stones. A lot of fun for not very much!

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Sullivan county New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This mine is frozen in time. If you don't mind a low tech slide show, but would love to see how simple machines can be used, this mine is for you. The self guided tour permits a stroll thru a mine shaft and the old mill. Lots of heavy machines remain in place from years ago as are the chemicals... More 

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Mesa
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18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The reviews on Trip Advisor seemed mixed on the Argo Gold Mill and Museum. We decided to give it a shot since we had some free time on our hands. The pre tour movie is low budget, but the mine and mill tour were interesting. It is self guided, but there are enough artifacts and buildings to give you a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The reviews I read on this tour were all over the place. My kids are fans of the show Gold Rush and really wanted to take the tour,so we took the plunge and paid $56 for our family to take the tour. We missed the movie at the beginning, but most people said it was boring anyway. Then we were... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

On our way to Vail, from Denver, we spotted an interesting-looking place which you could tour. On the way back, one week later we decided to go there and view the mill. I am delighted that me and my family did so! It was great! The guide was friendly and answered all of my questions. After the short documentary at... More 

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Omaha
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We visited today with a teenager and a 5 year old. I remember coming here as a kid, so I wanted to share it with my children. It did not disappoint. The tour guide, Bob, was very knowledgeable and friendly. We heard a lesson on rocks and gold, watched a 10 minute video on the history of the mill, then... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This used to be a working mine. Now you can have a tour of the mine itself, see veins of silver in the walls of the mine. Then you get to go step by step from when they took the minerals from the mine to where they ended up on ground level. See the old machines and carts and equipment... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

There was a nice old sallon style building where you watch a movie about the argo and get to start your trip. There is a small 300ft mine to have a brief idea of how you it actually work and after you get to go around argo mill and see how it would work. It is a fun place .... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

16 dollars per person tour takes about a hour to a hour and a half depending on how long you spend looking most of the tour is self guided and you can spend as much time as you would like. My husband loved it seems to be ore of a man thing to me but was still a enjoyable experience.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It was a good experience in learning about what all had to go through to get gold but what had put a bad taste in my mouth was that for the cost and no guide. For $20 per person, someone drops you off at the top, tells you where to go and then drives off. For an 1 1/2 hrs,... More 

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Additional Information about ArgoGold Mill and Museum

Address: Address: 2350 Riverside Drive, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Phone Number: (303) 567-2421
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Idaho Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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