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Tonopah Historic Mining Park

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
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Fascinating, I like the fact the museum is not “ disneyfied” ( if there is such a word!) . It’s... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Louth, Ireland
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Taking in some history

What a day!!!! This place is amazing if you are interested in Nevada's mining history!! Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is on the site of Belle and Jim Butler's original mining claim which started the rush to Tonopah making it the "Queen of the Silver Camps." The mining park, encompassing portions of four of the major mining companies...more
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110 Burro Ave, Post Office Box 965, Tonopah, NV 89049
+1 775-482-9274
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating, I like the fact the museum is not “ disneyfied” ( if there is such a word!) . It’s almost as if the mining just stopped last week, everything is left the way it was. Interesting to see the stopes, and be able to...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good informed small,staff with ioce startup movie which gives you good information what and why things happened in this former Silvertown. Different from typelike museums we visited in other Silvertowns. Take 2 hours to see everythng.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a day!!!! This place is amazing if you are interested in Nevada's mining history!! Great little movie to begin and off you go. You can take a guided tour or venture out on your own as we did. Many mines look like they could...More

Thank black3fan06
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We camped in Tonopah over the fourth of July. The town is small, but very friendly. We found the Mining Park and decided too see what it was. The property allowed you to explore the area at your own pace. Plenty to photograph. There is...More

Thank Ted D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Overnight stay in Tonapah it’s friends. Decided to check out the mining park and surprised at how fabulous it was. Staff at visitors center very friendly, informative and helpful. Displays in the museum were very well done. Kids with us loved being able to walk...More

1  Thank Curtis F
Reviewed July 2, 2018

What an eye opener This place was what I needed to see as it was in the 1880's has hard was it then to survive Timber was priceless and silver and gold were the currency Love the place

1  Thank Tiapan
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

It's worth the visit history to educate oneself on early mining in nevada bring sunscreen and hat you will need it ,nice gift shop.you can take a paid tour of site or watch film on mine in office.

2  Thank ragfa7
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

The Historical Park is huge, covering acres of actual mining sites. Mining sites, equipment and shafts are preserved exactly where they were used in 1904. Because the park covers various mines the self guided tour can take hours of walking. We decided to take the...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed June 12, 2018

We stumbled across this Mining Park while lodging in Tonopah. We thought it was a great Historic Park and stayed roughly 3 hours walking the self guided trails.

3  Thank 60seattle
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I spoke with Jeff a few times before we arrived for our tour. He is very nice! He gave us a GREAT tour of the Mining Park. It included riding around the Park on a 5-seater ATV. He was very knowledgable and thorough during the...More

3  Thank Jaye P
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March 6, 2015|
Response from Becky B | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome as long as they are on a leash.