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Very enjoyable and educational

The staff is very knowledgable. They teach about the history of the area and the Hidee Mine. You'll... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2019
Arvada, Colorado
Very cool experience for the family

We were looking for things to do while staying in Idaho Springs and came across this mine tour. We... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2019
Geoff G
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1950 Hidee Mine Rd., MM 6.3 Central City Parkway, Central City, CO 80427
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All reviews our tour guide take home all ages great tour bring a jacket adults and kids mining experience my parents a lot of fun hard hats the main road porta potty learned how off the beaten path fun adventure answered all of our questions sue ellen
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

The staff is very knowledgable. They teach about the history of the area and the Hidee Mine. You'll also learn about geology.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MrDonSchaffer
Reviewed 11 February 2019

We were looking for things to do while staying in Idaho Springs and came across this mine tour. We took our 1, 8, and 10 year-old boys and the older two really enjoyed it. Before we got there they thought it would be "boring" but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 1 February 2019

Had a wonderful experience touring the mine. Wrapping up a 3 day Central City/Black Hawk visit this winter on January 30. Sue Ellen was a dedicated-well informed tour guide that made everything very personalized. Learned the mining deposits on the mountainsides is called ore dumps,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bolandgs
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Mr. John, aka Squirrel as our tour guide. The mine feels authentic and just a bit scary, which adds to the adventure. Squirrel was great with the kids and they were fully engaged for the full hour. All had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This was a real treat to find this mine. Have been a lot of gold mines, but this one is different. As they really cater to your curiosity, and how and why things done back then. Have your guide turn the lights off to get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ted C
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Interesting mine tour. The guide was knowledgeable. It’s family friendly and open all year, weather permitting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My son and I were visiting the Black Hawk area and thought what could be more quintessentially Colorado than taking a gold mine tour?! It was so fun and such a departure from our everyday NY lives. Hidee was the closest mine to our hotel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank e_albanese1025
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Me and the girlfriend decided to try something new out and do the gold mining tour . Omg what can I say other than it was the best time ever . We had so much fun . As soon as we got there James our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mitchj110
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I went on this tour with my daughter and 3 grandsons, 8, 6 and 3. We all had fun and learned some history. The 8yr old and 6 yr old can’t wait to go again. None of us had any problems navigating inside the mine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean D
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Not sure the rating is fair, but really just wanted to post a recommendation to call before you go. Luckily we went to Central City in general and saw Hidee Gold Mine on the way. The visitor’s center had great things to say about Hidee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RuthM413
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2 April 2016|
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I'd give the mine a call to check both on current hours of operation and pricing for the various aspects of the tour.