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Phoenix Gold Mine

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great for All Ages

We visited the Phoenix Gold Mine with three children (7, 10, 12), two seniors (72 and 76) and a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lancater County, PA
Fun tour

Pretty neat tour of the gold mine. There were chipmunks at the entrance my kids really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2019
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We had a tour of the mine last week, and we really enjoyed it! Dave, our tour guide, couldn't be more enthusiastic- he clearly loves his subject, and is excited to be able to talk about it. We fed the chipmunks while waiting for our...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RDaly22
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's neat that the mine is still owned locally and the history of the sister finding the second vein is incredible. Very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DebbieGMadison_CT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fun for all. Guides share their passion with you. The improvements this year are amazing! This is a must see destination.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 516beckiem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Phoenix Gold Mine with three children (7, 10, 12), two seniors (72 and 76) and a couple of middle-aged adults. Everyone had a really good time. Our tour guide (Tim) is married to one of the co-owners. He shared extensive insight into...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank A-Road-Not-Taken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire Phoenix staff here was friendly that we encountered during our visit. I recommended feeding the chipmunks and ground squirrels if you are waiting for your tour to begin, so much fun with those little guys. (Only a dollar for plenty of food) The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ColoradoGirlyJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great! The mine tour was the activity choice of our 8-year-old son, and our older children were reluctant to go, but everyone ended up really enjoying everything about it. Our guide, Tim, was very knowledgeable and personable, explaining how the owner is a fourth generation...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank StephanieO1456
Reviewed August 7, 2019

"Little Dave" obviously loves what he does as a tour guide. He showed excitement as he talked about the mine and how they discover gold! While we waited for the tour to start we fed the chipmunks. The kids couldn't stop talking about it for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Jones F
Reviewed August 1, 2019

Pretty neat tour of the gold mine. There were chipmunks at the entrance my kids really enjoyed feeding. Panning for gold in nearby creek was a nice experience, kids enjoyed that too. Only negative was the bathrooms were atrocious. Homemade vault style toilets that stunk...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Randy A
Reviewed July 29, 2019

Myself and 2 separate sets of out of town relatives this summer really enjoyed the mine tour. Our guide for both visits was Dave ....absolutely great!!!!! Really connects with kids, makes it understandable how a real gold mine works and then adults understand as well!...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank Liz B
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a wonderful time taking our two small kids 4 and 6 to the Phoenix Mine today. We also had a friend from out of town and wanted to show them some cool Colorado stuff. Did not disappoint! The tour guide Dave is so...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Jayne R
October 23, 2018|
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Response from colton b | Reviewed this property |
No,there are not a lot of stairs. It’s more of slopes inside the mines. But once you are through with the mines, it is a pretty steep incline if you decide to go panning yourself. And I’m not 100% sure on the military... More
Charlene K
November 28, 2016|
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Response from Angie B | Property representative |
Hi Charlene, in the mine itself you are able to see a variety of minerals and ore all in its natural state. Our tour guides point these out to you during your guided tour. You will see gold, copper, iron and much more... More