We always enjoy our visits here, it is agreat place to spend a day or a weekend, froim the ghost tours to the mine tours or staying at one of the B&Bs you cant go wrong.
If you are talking about the mine then we have been there three times and the mine is never open. We get to the top of the road to the mine and find the chain across the road. There is a sign out nest to the chain saying the mine is open but then you cant get down to it.... More
With its riches first located in1859, Virginia City's Chollar Mine (later the Chollar-Potosi) was one of the leading producers on the Comstock. Over the next 80 years, miners blasted and carted out some $17 million in gold and silver. The Nevada Mill was erected here in 1887 to process the vast amounts of ore taken out of the Chollar Mine.... More
Low price, with some history and a little adventure walking through the shaft a small ways. I wish there had been more, but it was very nice.
Drove with friends from Reno to Virginia City. A winding mountain road that was a bit spooky. Too bad I was driving as the view was spectacular - of the valley that Reno is in and the Sierra NV mountains. We only visited the 4th Ward School, a magnificent old building with an amazing view. I knew that Mark Twain... More
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