Argo Gold Mine and Mill

2350 Riverside Dr.
Idaho Springs, CO 80452- Map It
(303) 567-2421

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Argo Gold Mine and Mill is off I-70 exit 241A to 2350 Riverside Dr. Self-guiding 45-minute tours begin at the Double Eagle Mine (a hand-dug gold mine), continue through the gold- and silver-processing levels of this late 19th-century mill and conclude in the Clear Creek Mining Museum. The museum displays ore and mineral samples, equipment and early photographs. Visitors can pan for gold or gemstones.
$18; $10 (ages 5-10). Gold or gemstone panning $8-$10.
Hours: Daily 9:30-5, May 1 to mid-Sept. (weather permitting); 10-3, rest of year (weather permitting).