The City of Gold

90 av. Perreault, C.P. #212
Val-D'Or, QC J9P 2G3- Map It
Phone: (819) 825-1274

AAA Editor Notes

The City of Gold (La Cité de l'Or) is at 90 av. Perreault. Step into the boots of a gold miner and descend 91 metres (298 ft.) underground to visit the Old Lamaque Mine. A guide details extraction methods and miners' duties during the tour, which also includes a screening of the short film “The Miner's Symphony.” Back on the surface, a guided tour of five heritage buildings describes the daily operations of the mining complex. Also offered are such exhibits as GEO/RALLY and Gold in Our Veins as well as a self-guiding audio tour of the Bourlamaque Mining Village, which features 60 log houses. Note: The temperature in the mine is 8 C (46 F). Warm clothing and closed shoes are recommended. For those unable to visit the mine, a film version of the underground tour is presented on the surface. Guided tours are available. Food is available.
Underground mine tour only $21.96; $17.61 (ages 60+ and students ages 12-24 with ID); $10.65 (ages 6-11); $58.93 (family, two adults and two children ages 0-17). Surface exhibits only $15.87; $13.26 (ages 60+ and students ages 12-24 with ID); $10.65 (ages 6-11); $42.18 (family, two adults and two children ages 0-17). Combination ticket $33.05; $26.31 (ages 60+ and students ages 12-24 with ID); $15.87 (ages 6-11); $88.28 (family, two adults and two children ages 0-17). Self-guiding mining village audio tour and GEO/RALLY $6.09; $4.35 (ages 60+ and students ages 12-24 with ID); $2.61 (ages 6-11); $15.66 (family, two adults and two children ages 0-17). Gold in Our Veins $7.83; $6.09 (ages 60+ and students ages 12-24 with ID); $4.35 (ages 6-11); $19.13 (family, two adults and two children ages 0-17). Prices may vary. Ages 0-5 are not permitted on the underground tour.
Hours: Tours depart daily, June-Aug.; Wed.-Sun. in Sept.; Thurs.-Sun. in Oct.; by reservation rest of year. Complete visit departs at 9 and 1; express visit at 9:35 and 1:35. Tour schedule varies; phone ahead. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 4 hours minimum.