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Eagle and High Peak Mine

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Address: End of C St, Julian, CA 92036
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What a wonderful surprise

Had been to Julian three times before and never knew this place was there. We stumbled upon it and decided to check it out. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour which took about 45... read more

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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had been to Julian three times before and never knew this place was there. We stumbled upon it and decided to check it out. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour which took about 45 minutes and learned a lot about the history and technology of gold mining. I guess there is not another gold mine in the US that is so... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, daughter and I loved it. Our tour guide was fabulous and so knowledgeable. This gold mine is a must visit when you are in Julian...

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Yorba Linda, California, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was very informative and the guide was a hoot! Good value for your money for sure and highly recommend including in your trip. Great for adults and kids alike!

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice tour with fun and education. We went expecting very little and were very happy with our experience. The tour guides were very informative and enthusiastic. The story behind the mining was very interesting. Kids loved mining for real gold. I would recommend this as a great activity when visiting Julian.

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wirral
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today and we were blown away by our tour guide, Matt's knowledge and passion for the mine. It was extremely educational and so interesting. Would highly recommend this tour to everyone.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolute must do when visiting Julian. The tour was very informative and the guide was absolutely brilliant and very funny. Plenty of time to actually go in the mine and see old relics. Gold panning and actually getting gold was awesome ..... even if we couldn't keep it.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a day trip from south OC, to visit this mine in Julian. I thought a little adventure would help work off the Julian Pie I would eat later. I have been on a mine tour in Virginia City, Nevada last year, and enjoyed the tour and history. The Eagle and High Peak Mine was outstanding. The tour guides (Robert... More 

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Allentown, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went late in the afternoon (about 3:30). we got there just in time to join up with a small group,,,,,,,it's really neat to see - I wouldn't try and make a day of this - but 90 minutes or so is cool.............

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide was very informative and a little quirky. Added some humor. He was very knowledgeable about the mine and mining in general. The tour lasted well over an hour. We were surprised how much we enjoyed it. Really tall folks will need to duck down frequently. Price is only $10 for adults.

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went several times, with kids and various guests. Must do if you are in Julian. Better, much more authentic than the other mine here. Walk through the actual mine, very interesting guide, and gold wash activity :)

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