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Country Boy Mine

0542 French Gulch Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
+1 970-453-4405
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Mine Tour

This was an excellent hour spent going back into time and a real feel for the working conditions of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mmcclay51
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Houston, Texas
Fun afternoon

This was a fun place for the family, especially for my 11 year old. It was very educational and fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fhcvdmom
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Baltimore
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pan for gold” (44 reviews)
“fools gold” (13 reviews)
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0542 French Gulch Road, Breckenridge, CO 80424
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+1 970-453-4405
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an excellent hour spent going back into time and a real feel for the working conditions of the original miners of the time. Tour Guide Jimmy was entertaining and knowledgeable of the history and conditions of the times. Informative and fun, pretty cold...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun place for the family, especially for my 11 year old. It was very educational and fun to pan for gold. We found lots of fools gold! Our tour guide was excellent. My only reason for not giving the mine a 5...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to kill time and learn some mining history then this is the place. Me and my husband had a great time killing time by mining for gold. No gold was found but alot of fools gold was. It was a great time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the tour is really good & informative. it is cold down there so wear a jacket. the gold panning is really lacking. obviously they don't expect/want you to get gold out of there but the "explaining of gold panning" isn't good. to me this is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our kids and grandkids,ages 6 to 15 eleven of us,and we all had a great time. Our guide was fantastic explaining all about the mine and mining process. We meet the owner and they we very friendly and spent time explaining how they...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Country Boy Mine was awesome for the whole family!! We are a family of 5 -- 2 parents, a 21-year-old, an 11-year-old, and a 9-year-old -- and we did the tour and panning for gold. Our tour guide was fantastic. He was one of the...More

Thank ericbJ4150AD
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a vacation with my extended family, and I took the kids who did not want to horseback ride. We did the tour and the panning for gold. The kids enjoyed the mine and the panning for gold. They learned about each activity...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to visit...great tour guide with plenty of interesting mining history to share. My one son loved panning for gold, but only found fools gold. Oh well...everyone was very friendly and the place was great! My only issue was that it cost...More

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I’m not always confident that a tour will live up to the brochure, but this one was great! Knowledgeable and fun tour guide. Very cool walking into the mine. We only found fools gold, but others around us found some actual gold flakes while panning....More

Thank Gamuniz
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a very cool experience! The tour was excellent and the gold panning was fun for the entire family. We got their early and were the first to enter the mine, which added to the experience. Highly recommend!

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