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Address: 1950 Hidee Mine Rd., MM 6.3 Central City Parkway, Central City, CO 80427
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Great day mining for Gold at Hidee Gold Mine

We had the best day at Hidee Gold Mine! My husband, and two kids (ages 6 & 7) went for the afternoon tour today and had a great time. Our guide, John, was fantastic and full of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the best day at Hidee Gold Mine! My husband, and two kids (ages 6 & 7) went for the afternoon tour today and had a great time. Our guide, John, was fantastic and full of great information and stories. The kids hung on every word! It was exactly what my son was hoping for and he was thrilled... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

The guys at this place are GREAT! Our guide was a super awesomely knowledgeable geologist named Corey. He was amazing! He taught us all the history of the mine and the surrounding area. And he taught us how to look at the rock and see the seam of gold. We learned why "fools gold" really IS valuable. They actually let... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We found this tour on Groupon and bought it for family that was visiting from out of town. Our group included 7 adults and 2 children, ages 2 and 4. When we got there, the cell service was poor so it was a struggle pulling up the Groupon voucher. (I recommend taking a screen shot before heading up the mountain.)... More 

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Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had an awesome time here with my dad and 2 children ages 10 and 14 .. Very information ..very friendly guides.. kids panned for hold and also got to chisel some out of the main vein inside.. I am 40 and my dad 66 and we all had a wonderful time.. we spent about hour and a half in... More 

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Newton, Iowa
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the Hidee Gold mine with our two adult children. John was our guide and he was both informative and funny. I have a bit of claustrophobia, but I was comfortable during the tour as the walkways are large and only require ducking through a few parts. We enjoyed the stories and John giving a demonstration of how the... More 

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1 Thank Dtinab22
Addison, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We spent there a very nice time, Dave was funny telling us stories about the life of miners in the mine, we left the mine very rich in gold, but trapped in the rock. Aleksandra & Dariusz

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Penn Run, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We loved them gold mine tour here. Chris was too notch. He took his time and carefully explained every facet of the mining operation from the early days to the present. His enthusiasm was contagious and we learned a lot from him. He was very willing to answer questions and included a sample to take home. We will have very... More 

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Leonard, Texas
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is a good place to visit to learn about the Colorado gold rush and the details on how gold in mined. Hour long tour was informative. Best to tour in the morning when there is smaller groups. The mine is narrow and has low ceiling so large groups don't work so well.

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Maine
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

John was a great tour guide- informative, safety minded, and funny too! We loved digging for gold too. The best part of the day was the abandoned mine buildings out back that you can visit and explore. Our 19 year old said it was the best place ever!

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Round Rock, Texas
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What made this place special was the tour guides. They were very patient with the kids and adults and did a great job explaining all facets of mining. The kids had a great time panning for gold as well as mining for gold while in the mine. The The place was very simple but made it more authentic as to... More 

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