Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel

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

AAA Editor Notes

Argo Gold Mill & Tunnel is off I-70 exit 241A to 2350 Riverside Dr. Self-guiding 45-minute tours begin at the Argo Tunnel, continue through the gold- and silver-processing levels of this late 19th-century gold mill and conclude in the Argo Mining Artifact Museum. The museum displays ore and mineral samples, equipment and early photographs. Visitors can pan for gold or gemstones.
$23; $16 (ages 5-10). Gold panning $14. Gemstone panning $12.
Hours: Daily 10-6, May 1 to mid-Sept. (weather permitting); 10-4, rest of year (weather permitting). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.