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Bonne Terre Mine is an unique abandoned Mine. When the mine closed in 1962, the pumps wer turned off and it flooded. We maintain the lake level with pumps for the Boat/Walking Tours and the Scuba Dive Operation. All year long the temperature of the...more
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We were camping at St. Francois State Park and decided to make the 12 minute drive to the mines - not knowing anything about them - except for the highway billboards. From the parking lot, it was a bit underwhelming, however as soon as we...More
The tour seemed a little short compared to similar tours I’ve been on in the past, but it was just breathe taking and well worth the stop. I felt the tour guide was fairly knowledgeable. I generally don’t expect much with privately owned caves/mines, but...More
This was a great tour of the mine! Adam was our guide. He was very knowledgeable and always willing to answer questions. I have been on many tours in my travel and this one was a good bang for the buck!! The boat ride was...More
A lot like a cave, this was a guided tour all about the mine here. It is cool, like a cave and even has some cave structures growing inside. The tour guide said he only was working there a month, but already he knew so...More
When you pull into the lot your not sure what exactly you're in store for as it seems like it's in the middle of town, but don't fear! You will love it!!!
Keep in mind the tickets are a bit pricey, but well worth the...More
This place is 1.5 hours from St. Louis and really a nice thing to do on a weekend getaway.The place is really good and well maintained.It was not that crowded and tours are usually in small groups.it contains tour of the mines with lot of...More
This is a fantastic tour with a rich history. I have done the tour 2 other times prior and was very impressed with the knowledge, information and details provided. The most recent tour was led by "skippy" who was more interested in making jokes throughout...More
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I'm not a diver (tremendous fear of water) but all the folks I saw had the full scuba gear. I was just down there for the boat ride (yep, I was a bit nervous but it was fine). Their website has a contact link so I'm sure... More
I'm not a diver (tremendous fear of water) but all the folks I saw had the full scuba gear. I was just down there for the boat ride (yep, I was a bit nervous but it was fine). Their website has a contact link so I'm sure you could ask.