ARGO Mill Tour - Idaho Springs

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Tour Information

Key Details

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  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    11AM, 12PM, 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM
  • Departure Details :
    ARGO Mill
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Tour the Mighty ARGO Gold Mill & Tunnel.  Learn about Rocky Mountain Gold Rush history, explore our gold mine and mill.  Get a free panning lesson at the end of your tour!

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Fully narrated tour

Know More about this tour

Your tour of the ARGO will include a view in the past history of the ARGO Mill and Tunnel through viewing a history movie that will explain its origins. We will offer a demonstration of mining equipment outside the gift shop and tour office, then transport you up to our ore mine the Double Eagle. From there, you will enter the 5 story ARGO Mill and descend through the myriad of artifacts left in place from the days the Mighty Argo was in full production. After you reach the bottom, you will enjoy looking through the fantastic array of mining artifacts and equipment at the base of the ARGO Mill in our museum room. It is chock full of antique photos that are great visual representations of what took place here at the ARGO and in the Idaho Springs area during the Rocky Mountain Gold Rush Era. When you come out of the ARGO Mill, you will find yourself in our panning yard where we offer a gold panning lesson and assist you in finding real gold ore. And you keep what you find! We also offer gold panning and gem panning separately from the tours for late arrivers and those who have limited time but would like to enjoy some of the ARGO experience.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not wheelchair accessible

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund