Cripple Creek, Colorado: Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

Get lowered in a cage 1,000 feet beneath the surface for a one-hour subterranean tour. Everyone gets a free rock with gold in it.
Address:
9388 Hwy 67, Cripple Creek, CO
Directions:
From downtown Cripple Creek drive east on Hwy 67 for two miles. The mine will be on the right.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
719-689-2466
Admission:
Adults $18.
RA Rates:
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Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine Tour

When the mine went into operation in the late 1800s, it produced gold for its owner, Mollie Kathleen. The mine was closed when it became too expensive to extract the precious metal from the ore, and it was later converted into the attraction that it is today.

Visitors are lowered in cages 1,000 feet below the surface and are taken on an hour-long tour of the mine. It's both educational and entertaining. At the end you're given a souvenir rock that's guaranteed to contain gold.

[Samantha Murphy, 07/30/2013]

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