Bonne Terre, Missouri: Bonne Terre Mine: Billion Gallon Lake

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Address:
185 Park Ave., Bonne Terre, MO
Directions:
U.S. Hwy 67 exit at Bonne Terre. Drive west on Hwy 47/Benham St. for one mile. Bear left at the lead miner statue, then turn left at the Bonne Terre Mine sign into the parking lot.
Hours:
Summer daily 9-5, fewer days and hours off-season (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
573-358-2148
Admission:
Adults $27 walking and boat tour
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Bonne Terre Mine.

Bonne Terre Mine: Billion Gallon Lake

Lead mine closed in 1962 and reopened as a tourist attraction. Features the World's Largest Subterranean Lake. There's a walking tour, a boat/walking tour, and a tour just for cave divers.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [10/07/2012]

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Bonne Terre Mine.

Bonne Terre Mine: Billion Gallon Lake

Interesting to be right below the New Madrid fault. The boat ride was interesting too. Part of the movie The Abyss was filmed here.

[Kelly, 05/18/2022]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Space Museum and Gus Grissom CenterSpace Museum and Gus Grissom Center, Bonne Terre, MO - < 1 mi.
Lead Miner StatueLead Miner Statue, Bonne Terre, MO - < 1 mi.
Nike MissileNike Missile, Bonne Terre, MO - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Route 66 Mining Caves, Pacific, MO - 40 mi.

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