Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour

Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour,
721 County Road 4-A
PO Box 430,
Silverton, CO 81433

Visit the mysterious underground world of the gold miner! Ride the electric mine train 1/3 mile deep into Galena Mountain then easy walking with your miner-guide through the the quartz vein tunnels for live mining demonstrations. You'll see operating air drills, hoisting skip, slusher, mucker and learn about the "honey" wagon - all authentic Colorado San Juan mountain mining equipment from the 1930's - 1960's.  Do your own mining at the sluce boxes outside and keep what you find!   A covered picnic area is available for your convenience. See the historic 1907 "Cliff Dwellers" Boarding house hanging precariously on the mountainside 2,000 feet above the mine.  FREE gold and silver panning with the purchase of a tour! Buy a discounted Silverton Heritage Pass and also see Silverton's new Mining Heritage Museum and the 1929 Mayflower Gold Mill a National Historic Landmark. Tours depart daily starting at 10 am, last tour departs 4 pm. No reservations needed but arrive 20-30 minutes early to purchase your tickets.