In Argotown where an experienced guide will inform you of the history of the tunnel, the mine and the mill Then give a live demonstration of the crushing, milling and rock drilling. You will then be transported up to The Double Eagle gold mine which is the same level as the top of the mill. After touring the mine you walk down through the mill, reading and observing the equipment, tools and relics used by the miners at the turn of the century.
With FREE panning instructions.
Each paying admission can try there luck with an ore sample with REAL PLACER GOLD and keep what you find . TRY a sack of GUARANTEED GOLD OR GEMSTONE ORE. Many folks are surprised to learn that gemstones found in Colorado include: Peridot, Topaz, Garnet, Quartz, Amethyst, Citrine, Diamonds, Agates and the State Gemstone, “Aquamarine”. Keep everything you recover.
On duty staff will identify all gemstone found.
Last Tour at 4:30
Winter Tours subject to weather
Call(303) 567-2421 to confirm we are open
ArgoGold Mill and Museum
P.O. Box 1990 Idaho Springs, CO 80452 - (303) 567-2421
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