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“Found gold”

Last Chance Mining Museum
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$72.45*
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Juneau Shore Excursion: Gold Mining and Panning at Gold Creek from Juneau
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$99.75*
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Juneau Super Saver: Gold Panning and Salmon Bake
Ranked #43 of 90 things to do in Juneau
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: A collection of artifacts in a building original to the era that explores the history of the region's mining industry. Visit does not include entering a mine. Attraction open seasonally, mid-May to late Sept. on a split schedule: 9:30-12:30 and 3:30-6:30. Cash only.
Reviewed August 26, 2012

Yes, the musuem needs help. The dust and lack of polish adds the the charm of an old good mine. Check the hours before going as we had to wait for an hour midday. My grandson brought a pan and some of the locals showed him how to pan. The best reward possible-- He actually found a tiny nugget. A bit of a hike from the parking lot.

1  Thank Judy F
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Reviewed August 13, 2012

The times were not convenient for us at all and it was the middle of the day! We did like seeing the creek where we could pan for gold---if we had brought pans.

Thank Barbara and Dav... D
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

This old mining museum could use your help! We were happy to pay the nominal entry fee to support this voluunteer-run museum. The lone guide was very knowledgeable and friendly and seemed to fit into the dusty, unpolished museum. The displays are very interesting and well-done, though the exterior could really use a weed-whacking. This is a good way to spend an hour or so to see what used to be.

Thank field716
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Reviewed July 28, 2012

if you're looking for an excuse to hike out of the cruis ship crowd...follow the road to the mine. follows the creek all the way up. eagles and ravens flying overhead. woman at the museum very nice and informative. you can buy a pan, and pan for gold for free.

2  Thank yvonne p
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Reviewed July 20, 2012

The museum was up a slightly steep hill, but accesable. It was a collection of old mining equipment and some photos, but not as much information about the item, or history of the museum as I would have liked. We did a little "gold panning" in the creek too.

1  Thank Stormy1one
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