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Broken Boot Gold Mine

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Address: Upper Main St, Deadwood, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-1876
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Prospecting
Description: Pan for gold in this historic gold mining area.

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We took the tour of the old gold mine which was more informative than I would have thought. I took my kids aged 7, 11 and 13 as well as my husband. I thought they would enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Just okay. It was Nice to be in an old mine but most of the stuff in it was not original. Our guild was really pleasant, but was was very scripted commentary. Cool piece was You did get to keep some graphite found in the mines and the kids/adults did enjoy that. Cost wasn't to bad for 4 people with... More 

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Lafayette IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We thought going to a mine we would see something or learn a bit. The broken boot is a rather short tour with things in the mine that werent even used there and for the short tour you would thinki they would let you pan for gold with it. the tour guide was less than exciting! There may be better... More 

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Firestone, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My family and I visited here on Sunday, July 12. We have a 3 and 8 year with us on vacation. We stopped in here on our way to our cabin to kill some time. I must say it seemed a little pricey for about a 25 minute tour. The guide seemed pretty young, and sounded like she was talking... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you have never been inside of a real gold mine or panned for gold,. this is a must for you and your family. Gives you an idea on how hard the miners worked to make a living.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This tour was a perfect amount of time and our guide (Paige) was knowledgable and funny. It was interesting to hear and see the past. Great time for the whole family young and old. Just a side thing to do as a fun time. Panning for gold was cute and our boys like the vials of gold they can home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went here with our 7&3 yr old. The tour was a perfect amount of time and our Guide (Paige) was great. We panned for gold and actually got some. The price is reasonable and the kids had a blast.

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took the tour of the old gold mine which was more informative than I would have thought. I took my kids aged 7, 11 and 13 as well as my husband. I thought they would enjoy panning for gold but we decided not to pay for that. I was put off a bit that it was on the side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Cameron made the tour fun with his inking jokes and engaged the kids in the tour. Panning for gold was fun and educational as well.

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

As far as gold mine tours go, it is short and you dont see a whole lot. The tour guide does a nice job of providing some historical perspective and a little humor. Perfect for small children. My 8 year old really liked it, so did several other small kids. It is pretty inexpensive, so probably worth it if you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Broken Boot Mine is just a couple minutes drive outside of Deadwood. The horseshoe shaped tour through the mine was short (25 mins). Everyone gets to wear hard hats and they're not just for show as there are several places throughout the tour where a noggin could take a shot. The tour guide was a young lady who was... More 

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Additional Information about Broken Boot Gold Mine

Address: Upper Main St, Deadwood, SD
Phone Number: 605-578-1876
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Deadwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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