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Phoenix Gold Mine

Trail Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 303-567-0422
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A gem of a gold mine!

We had the BEST time touring and panning for gold. Our tour guide, Keith was knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lisa M
Nice price friendly experience

A trip to Phoenix mind is pretty cost effective (make sure to bring cash) nothing fancy, from the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jake E
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  • Poor6%
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Trail Creek Rd., Idaho Springs, CO 80452
+1 303-567-0422

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Reviewed yesterday

We had the BEST time touring and panning for gold. Our tour guide, Keith was knowledgeable and enjoyable. Al was on site and GREAT to listen to. He had some fun stories about owning the mine and what it was like when he was younger....More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip to Phoenix mind is pretty cost effective (make sure to bring cash) nothing fancy, from the outhouses to the guide waiting in his car until the next tour and the young girl working the front desk. With that said, everyone was very kind...More

Thank Jake E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From Bob's punchy personality on the tour, to meeting the owner of the mine (he owns another 200), to seeing the vein of gold (and touching it), to feeding tame chipmunks out of your hand, to panning for gold in the sparkly dirt (muca), this...More

Thank Scubagirl999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a real fun time taking the tour and then gold panning. Our guide was a riot! So funny and what a great personality! He made everything interesting and exciting. He also took fantastic shots of everyone in the group, often suggesting poses that...More

Thank joanerism1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is pretty no-frills. No electricity. No credit cards accepted. No reservations taken (unless for really large groups). No running water for restrooms (only his and her outhouses). The mine itself is not particularly exciting either. Some of the more exciting sections are locked...More

Thank cobiker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an authentic gold mine, Our guide was fun and informative. This was a real working mine. Our guide explained how the gold was found, and how it was found

Thank 4trippyhippy
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Found this by word of mouth. The tour was fun and informative. I felt like this was the real thing and not too commercial. The tour guide" Bob" was a lot of fun and made the tour interesting.

Thank scrollforyou
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This was an interesting adventure on our trip that was not planned. We were told about it at the visitor center. My grandkids and I can now say we have been in a gold mine. Interesting stories told. I found out that it takes a...More

Thank Gma58
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Ok a little spooky at first but this crew entertained and educated us with much fun and adventure. Dont miss this .....the price is perfect and the mine is the real deal

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I chose the Phoenix Gold Mine for a tour after reading good reviews from this site about how interesting the history is. We waited through 2 instructions on how to pan for gold before my family's turn at a tour. We were thrown into a...More

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Questions & Answers
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