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Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Company

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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

These towns are loaded with beautiful scenery, and old mining history. I loved visiting while in area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carrieann1972
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Super fun place to visit. Have a bunch of casinos (if you are I to those) and several mine tours. Beautiful scenery nice museum and interesting cemetary

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

There was a motorcycle rally in town so we only got to do the Rail ride. The volunteer conductor was excellent. I felt the cost was a bit much but it was a really informative ride. Beautiful country getting there.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cathix2018
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Three months ago we pre booked a tour for our family reunion group. We arrived excited to have a tour and began signing their paperwork. At this moment most of the adult men in our group left to use the public bathroom located across the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 684j
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Outstanding two and a half hour tour from the brief safety video to the "hands-on" of how to identify the different types of gold ore. Our guide (Robin Nelson) explained everything in sufficient detail... but not so technical that it was boring. The small tour...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank John T
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

This tour was the least expensive, but the best we have had in Colorado! Really cool to see the open pit mine. I like that it is now owned by a US company. Must see if you are into mining!

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ChadInOKC
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Totally different than the Molly Kathleen, this is basically an open gravel pit that covers the entire top of a mountain. Nowhere near as fun as the MK, it is nevertheless very educational and well worth the price. I agree that most young people would...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sharw2015
Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you are at all interested in mining, gold and how the gold rush in Colorado started this is the tour for you. Children need to be of an age where this would be of interest or other wise they detract from the guilds description....More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 306bigd2015
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Excellent if you are into learning and observing how current pit mining for gold takes place. Impressive massive operation with huge equipment used to move and grind a mountain and subsequently chemically remove gold from the ground rocks. Not an attraction for ecotourists or small...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Fernando G
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Warning! You need to make advanced reservations, which I did not. Fortunately for me, someone who had reservations didn't make it so I was able to get a seat at the last moment. The tour is provided by CC&V mine personnel who, I believe, donate...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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