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Sierra Silver Mine Tour

509 Cedar St, Wallace, ID 83873-2230
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Great tour

This was a fun interesting tour. Marty who has worked in the mining industry was very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FloridaRetired2009
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florida
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VERY interesting and informative tour!

Your tour starts downtown on a motorized trolly car. The driver takes you around town pointing out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
barry1170
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Spokane, Washington
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Underground - Fun & Educational Mine Tour - Family Friendly - Live Demonstrations of Mining Machines - Learn How Silver is Mined - Enjoy a Narrated Trolley Tour On The Way to And From The Mine
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“retired miner” (18 reviews)
“trolley ride” (17 reviews)
“hard hat” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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509 Cedar St, Wallace, ID 83873-2230
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a fun interesting tour. Marty who has worked in the mining industry was very knowledgeable and fun. You take the trolley through town and get some history. Then up to mine for a 45 minute tour. It was great, do it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Your tour starts downtown on a motorized trolly car. The driver takes you around town pointing out various interesting points of interest. Then, on to the mine where you are greeted by a retired miner who will guide you through the mine. After adding a...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you barry1170!

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Silver mining was such an integral part of life in this region and this tour is a fabulous way to learn about it... both mining of the past and present. I've been on this tour multiple times as it's always on the list when we...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

A big THANK YOU to you bkg1!!! :-D

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Our group included games 4-70 and this tour was enjoyed by all! The tour guide was able to impart tons of info in a manner that riveted the kids (ages 4, 6, 8 and 12) and was extremely informative for the adults. I would highly...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018
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Thank YOU Eileen K!!!

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

One of better tourist tours I have experienced. Given by experienced miners who actually demonstrate mining equipment. Learned much on this tour and had many impressions of mining dispelled. It only takes about 1 1/2 hours and starts every 1/2 hour so would be good...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

I had a great time at the mine tour. I drove to Wallace specifically to do the tour and I am glad I did! I first met Sue in the office where you buy the tickets. She was awesome-very kind, helpful and engaging to talk...More

1  Thank FlyFishingCowgirl
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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thank you Sarah B.! :-D

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Decided on a whim to do this tour and we were sure glad we did! Very informative and entertaining overview of the difficulty of the miners' life in this area as well as a fun review of some of the culture and characters of Wallace's...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you Nana9090! :-D

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

This was a true highlight of our adventure in the Wallace area. The tour was fantastic. The guide was extremely informative...before retiring he'd spent 25 years mining in the area. And he injected a bit of humor...loved it.

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you eraser! :-D

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Fast Freddy was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable from first hand experience and a great storyteller. The demonstrations of equipment really brought things to life. The trip up to the mine and back on the trolley car was great and included a town tour and...More

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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Thank you Firsttimetripper! We will make sure Fast Freddy gets to read your review! :-)

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

The silver mine tour was educational and very interesting! It provided history and information. Nice

Thank Terri E
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Sierra S, General Manager at Sierra Silver Mine Tour, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2017

Thank you Terri E! :-)

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Anne C
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Response from 705MM | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry, I don't know. I did not see any ramp and I know the mine is definitely not something you would want to use a wheelchair to see.
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