Ride the "mantrip" with a 1947 electric "trammer".
This large room was the base of operations in the mine.
Follow the "drift" along the Neigold quartz vein.
Demonstrating the 1930s Ingersoll "Leyner" drill.
Learn how the miners used dynamite to blast the solid volcanic rock.
See a compressed air powered "mucking machine" used to load ore cars.
Try your luck panning in the Old Hundred's sluice box!
Keep a close eye on the sand in your pan!
Always something to find; including copper, silver and gold!
THE OLD HUNDRED GOLD MINE TOUR • EXPERIENCE MINING IN ACTION
The Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour is a one-hour* guided mine tour takes you 1/3 mile into the heart of 13,000 foot Galena Mountain where you can follow the vein and see real mining equipment in action! Go underground and experience the secret world of the gold miner!
Located just minutes from the historic town of Silverton, the Mine Tour is easily accessible by car and RV. If you are riding the narrow gauge train, check out the Train Connection Shuttle.
Outside, at the Gold Mine Tour, the spectacular scenery is awesome and at the end of the rainbow might be your Pot O' Gold - in the Old Hundred sluice box!
Pan for real silver, copper, and even gold - and keep what you find! Best of all, panning is FREE with your ticket purchase!
So stop on by and explore the underground at the Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour. Reservations are not needed.
Ride a vintage electric powered mine train in an authentic miner's "man-trip" car once used at the famous Camp Bird Gold Mine.
See colorful minerals and crystals in tunnels blasted by hand from solid volcanic rock.
Watch mining equipment demonstrations the way it was done with air powered drills, slusher, and mucking machines dating as far back as the 1930's.
See the incredible 1904 Old Hundred Boarding House perched on a sheer cliff 2,000 feet above the mine!
Relax at our covered picnic area.
Get discounts to other historic mining sites and museums with the Silverton Heritage Pass.
*Underground portion of tour lasts 45 to 50 minutes