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Museums & Historic Tours in Summit County, CO

Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Tours in Breckenridge, CO
Golden Horseshoe Sleigh Tours in Breckenridge, CO
Step out of the city lights and see the stars at The Golden Horseshoe, where the Colorado Gold Rush comes to life!Your adventure begins with a majestic sleigh ride, drawn by Belgian Draft horses, to an 1860's gold mining camp where the Wild West still thrives. Meet frontiersmen, miners, and maidens while trading stories over drinks and a hearty dinner. Tour the miners' camp at your leisure, then forget your troubles while roasting marshmallows... Read More
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
Capital Prize Gold Mine in Out of Area
On the longest walking tour in the State, visitors walk over 1,000 feet into the mountain and see tunnels, gold veins, historic machinery and tools. Walk into a stope and experience what it was like to mine by candlelight. Still an active mine, visitors can see a modern prospecting operation that includes dredges, sluice boxes, classifiers and shaker tables. Instead of gold panning, visitors "mine" an ore specime... Read More
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Country Boy Mine in Breckenridge, CO
Explore the original workings of the Country Boy Mine and experience what it was like to be a Colorado Miner over 100 years ago. Pan for gold in the Eureka creek or in the cozy, restored Blacksmith Shop building. Examine old photographs, pet the roaming burros, and "Shoot the chute": slide down the 55-foot ore chute slide! Fun for the whole family. Come and tour the only underground gold mine in Breckenridge. Open year-round. Read More
Town of Dillon in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-2403
Dillon Marina in Dillon, CO - (970) 468-5100
Summit Historical Society in Summit County, CO - (970) 468-2207
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
Leadville in Leadville, CO - (877) 277-3653
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Breckenridge Heritage Alliance in Breckenridge, CO - (970) 453-9767
Phoenix Mine in Summit County, CO - (303) 567-0422
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229

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