Try your hand at finding Cripple Creek turquoise, topaz and other gems as well as real gold. The museum hosts panning thru Labor Day and panning for real gold over Gold Rush Days the third weekend in July. This activity is made possible by a grant from the El Pomar Youth in Community Service grant. The cost is $1 over the price of museum admission.Add Victor Lowell Thomas Museum to your Victor travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Victor online trip itinerary planner.
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Excellent mine tour! Very informative. Will bring all my out of town guests now to this. I will bring all my out of town guest to this from now on! more »
We so enjoyed the mine tour and our guide Mark Gregory!We had been to the old American Eagle Outlook years ago and talking about taking this tour for several years..so glad we finally did! Mark was a.... more »
This was definitely the highlight of our weekend in Teller County. The tour was fascinating and we got to see some amazing views from the top of the mountain. Rodney was our tour guide, and he was excellent. I would go again if we are ever back in Teller County.
This was a wonderful tour! Rob, our guide/driver, was very well informed about mining operations & seemed to love what he does--educating visitors about gold mining. We covered a large physical area in our tour & even witnessed a "shot"(an explosion) from a safe vantage point. We saw one of the extremely large mining trucks(out of service) up close & personal & were able to climb up into it if we wished. This tour was a great value too. My husband & I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I highly recommend this tour.
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