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Washington Gold & Silver Mine

465 Illinois Gulch Rd, Breckenridge, CO
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Fun and different activity for the whole family

We visited and got a tour from Ian - he did a great job! Our kids are young, but he was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IndyTraveler_7
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Had a great time

We went on vacation without the kids this time and brought friends along. We were looking for fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chuck C
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1 week ago
“Fun and different activity for the whole family”
4 weeks ago
“Had a great time”
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465 Illinois Gulch Rd, Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited and got a tour from Ian - he did a great job! Our kids are young, but he was informative for bot the adults and kids. Great look at the mine, tools and the tasks involved. Ending with gold panning was fun and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on vacation without the kids this time and brought friends along. We were looking for fun things to do and had a great time at the mine learning about the history and planning for gold. This isn’t some lame gold panning like we...More

1  Thank Chuck C
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is a nice place to visit even when it is not open for tours. Based on the other reviews, I'm glad we did not wait for a tour. Just walking around the place gave you a sense of how hard it was to make...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Fun for the kids to find gold. Both found a little and thought they were millionaires. Requires a bit of focus to sift through the pans but interesting adventure.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went with a 7 year old and 2 seniors, the guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Lots to look at and explore. Was able to take several pictures of the vicinity.

1  Thank Aimeehd
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Went on this tour 9/19 with my aunt and two young children (ages 2 and 4 1/2) My 4 1/2 year old was excited to tour a mine, wear a hard hat and pan for gold. However, our tour was 70 minutes in to a...More

2  Thank Jenn K
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Reviewed 19 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Gordon, our tour guide, was a wealth of information and personality. The "mine" is a well-done recreation. Yes, you can view equipment outside without the tour, but the info from the tour is well worth the price and time.

Thank troimom
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

The official website implies that a tour is needed to appreciate this site, and tours are offered only every few hours "in season" (mid-June through Labor Day). Naturally, I arrived the week before tours started...and I was glad I did. This small park-like setting is...More

6  Thank vinlyn
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