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Wades Gold Mill, Hill City

4.7
#2 of 7 in Museums in Hill City
Wade's Gold Mill began as a dream ...

*AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE*

PAN FOR GOLD

TAKE A HANDS-ON TOUR OF

ANTIQUE MINING EQUIPMENT

SEE A UNIQUE MODERN-DAY

PLACER GOLD MILL

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MIDWEST LIVING, LAPIDARY JOURNAL AND

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  • We decided to visit Wades Gold Mill because we thought the kids would like it and we were right. Such a fun and inexpensive activity. The people were so friendly and patient and the kids are still...  more »
  • We spent 1.5hrs with Annette teaching us the secrets of gold panning. The place is not commercial at all and after few minutes it seems to be part of the family Wade. My kids (4 and 10) loved the...  more »
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  • If you want an expensive tourist trap don't come here! I have been visiting this mill to pan gold since my childhood and came to continue the tradition with my own children. The folks here are as genuine and wonderful as they come. Thanks to Ray and the Wade's for a lesson in gold panning and history alike.
  • An amazing experience; absolutely our 7-year-old's favorite part of the week in the Black Hills. In fact, we went back on three different days, once for the informative tour, once to learn how, and once just to be there one more time. Mr. Wade was a terrific teacher, patient and friendly. Authentic and historical. Thank you.

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