Bonne Terre Mine Tours

185 Park Ave.
Bonne Terre, MO 63628- Map It
(314) 209-7200

AAA Editor Notes

Bonne Terre Mine Tours is at 185 Park Ave. Visitors explore the lead and silver mines that operated 1870-1962. Tours through the caverns, which are larger than the town of Bonne Terre, pass old mining tools, a flower garden, ore cars and a billion-gallon underground lake popular with scuba divers. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Boat/walking tour $27; $20 (ages 0-10).
Hours: Daily 9-5, late May-early Sept.; Mon.-Thurs. 10:30-3:30, Fri.-Sun. 9-5, early Sept. through Oct. 31; Fri.-Sun. 9-5, rest of year. Last tour departs 30 minutes before closing. Hours may vary in May; phone ahead to confirm schedule. Closed Christmas.