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Review of Country Boy Mine

Country Boy Mine
Ranked #5 of 19 Tours in Breckenridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Venture over 1,000 feet into a Mountain. Explore the original working of the Country Boy Mine as you feel, hear and smell what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. Find and keep your riches as you gold pan in Eureka Creek. Examine old photos and other fun exhibits to revisit the past and marvel at days gone by. Pet the roaming donkeys. This is truly an amazing experience and fun for the whole family year round. Come and tour the only underground gold mine in Breckenridge.
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a very cool experience! The tour was excellent and the gold panning was fun for the entire family. We got their early and were the first to enter the mine, which added to the experience. Highly recommend!

Thank Michellewheels
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"fun afternoon"
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Our teenage boys even enjoyed the tour and mining for gold. We were told that they find gold everyday! My one son would have stayed all day looking for GOLD!

Thank Julia J
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This place combines a tour deep into a horizontal shaft mine, a lot of old mining equipment in a large display area, panning for gold, and a mule that wanders around the parking lot to greet visitors.

The main reason people visit this is, I am certain, the mine tour. It is definitely educational, but a bit spooky, and the docent we had told stories that punctuated that ("strange sounds from closed side shafts", "weird drafts blowing out lanterns", etc.) But this is not a ghost tour, and we learned a lot about mining and the human costs of it on this tour.

Thank AnnArborMiBob
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

This is the real deal mine. Not fancy piled rocks old machines. The boys loved search for gold. Nice change from retail trap of downtown.

Thank danl32
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We came to the mine late in the day so we were only able to pan for gold for about an hour but it was SO much fun! We had 3 kids - a 3 year old (who could pan for free! Yay!), a 6 year old and a 10 year old. The 3 year old had fun playing in the creek but couldn’t stay interested in the actual panning. The older two kids LOVED it! We found tons of little pieces of fools gold and a few pieces of real gold (at least, we think it’s real gold, ha!). All in all, it’s a great place for families! I knocked it one star because it’s definitely a bit pricy - $20/child to pan for gold.

Thank hawkeyeboots
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