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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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Fun tour, if in a small group. Shows what these miners had to endure in the 1800's. Save any questions for the end of the tour

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Palmdale, California
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Palmdale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fun tour, if in a small group. Shows what these miners had to endure in the 1800's. Save any questions for the end of the tour

Thank mikesQ7787RR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best $10 experience of a lifetime. The guide is a wealth of knowledge in mines and how this particular one was passed thought the family. It may be a little too low tech for those under 14 but for for those who can devote a solid 2 hours to a walking tour inside and out of the... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

one of the best $10 you can spend. Children $5, younger $1.00. Great tour into the mine. Great guide tells you the history while you are deep enough in mine. Temp is around 60 so it was really nice while outside was 80. The tour was about an hour, not too long, not too short, perfect. Kids will like it.

Thank tarantinojj
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tony was a great tour guide inside. It was really neat and my 6 yr old son loved it. I would recommend tennis shoes since the tour is through a tour.

Thank Jenna V
San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 7 visited this 4th of July weekend and I was beyond impressed with this little piece of San Diego history. In pristine condition given its over 135 years in existence, their pride in their piece of history glows throughout the tour. Our ages ranged from 6 to 77 and Everyone had a great time. It is right... More 

Thank T-2SanDiego
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

A good look at the way gold mining was done in the late 1800s and early 1900s. It's an easy walk up to the mine from Main Street and the guides and tunnels were great. After the tour the kids (and adults) get to pan for gold (but not keep it). An educational break from pie-eating, and the walk builds... More 

2 Thank BobFromTarzana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We spent a couple hours in the morning checking out the mine show and getting tour of the mine itself. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about not only the mine, but also the time period of the time and the history of the town.

Thank InterNayt
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Went first thing in Saturday, 10 am. Great experience and just $10 per adult (cash). Panning for gold, touring a mine, learning history, seeing the stamper, checking out the museum. Check out out!

2 Thank Curtis L
upstate New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We took a day trip up to Julian and to the Eagle and High Peak mine while vacationing in San Diego. The drive is very scenic and not very long. The mine is a little hidden but we found it after asking for some directions. The mine tour was a little shorter than expected but still worth the trip. The... More 

2 Thank Memmett
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Today we went for a tour at the Eagle & High Mine as a large homeschooling group. We fully enjoyed it! It was a great hands on educational experience. The Nelson family was awesome at educating the kids on their developmental level about gold mining. Everyone was fully enthralled and was captivated by the history to be learned there. The... More 

1 Thank Gabriel J

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