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Last Chance Mine

504 Last Chance Mine Rd, Creede, CO 81130
+1 719-238-7959
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Visited the Last Chance mine today. Had been 2 yrs since we'd been & they'd accomplished a lot... read more

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Livingston, Texas
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This is a 1891 silver mine that is being restored and open- free to see. It has rock and mineral collecting, old buildings, its own museum and mine buildings. We are working on opening the underground for tours and continuing to restore several old structures.The 1891 tunnel was opened in June 2014 and is currently undergoing restoration for the upcoming public opening. Come stay overnite with us in one of the restored mining cabins,fully furnished and wake up to the old mining history. The best time you can have in Creede, Colorado. Visit our free museum see great vistas and you and your loved will leave with memories that will last a lifetime. You will visit no other place quite like this place,
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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504 Last Chance Mine Rd, Creede, CO 81130
+1 719-238-7959
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the Last Chance mine today. Had been 2 yrs since we'd been & they'd accomplished a lot. Mine tours now open at a very reasonable price. Gift shop moved to restored building that hangs out over the edge of the mountain. Last visit we...More

Thank KrusenJ
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looking on Trip Advisor for things to do while visiting Creede revealed Last Chance Mine as a must see. My wife and I were definitely not disappointed. From the time we drove into the place, the history revealed by Amber, the mine tour by Nick...More

Thank lomj1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was great, the whole story of how this place came to be is amazing, the staff was extremely friendly and very informative. I would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stopped at this place every year for the last 20 years just to see what new has happened over the last year. This year we were not disappointed as they have the mine open for tours. The guy that gave us the tour...More

Thank Erika D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This place is nothing special to look at, but a good place to rock hound. You can pay to rock hound or beat rocks.. The view is spectacular! There is a mine to tour, but be prepared to pay. We opted not to tour, because...More

Thank R D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Been going to Last Chance Mine every year for past 5-6 yrs (ever since new owner, Jack, opened it to the public). He has been working on it and getting ready to open the actual mine for tours. I understand there is a large amethyst...More

Thank Carolyn N
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My kiddos and I went here in 2012 and stayed three nights. We loved driving the mining roads looking for old headframes from the mining boom days! The cabin was exactly like it would have been in the 1800's and we loved using the wood...More

Thank Secondhandhippie
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The best part about a trip to the Last Chance Mine is the drive leaving here. The place is terribly run down and the owner is the rudest and most uneducated person you will ever meet in your lifetime. You would save people a wasted...More

Thank AllAmerican72
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is as authentic an experience that anyone will get when visiting the true historically significant towns of Colorado. Our kids were excited to go, and tired when done - but really enjoyed how much they learned about the reality of the mining life, and...More

1  Thank cornerstonevending
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Fun stop on the Bachelor loop. Excellent and informative mine tour and history of the mine. Also fun to rock hound for a while even if we didn't know what we were doing.

Thank rtinmo
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