One- or Three-Hour Silver-Mine Tour for Two from Good Enough Mine Tour (Up to 67% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Guides discuss 19th-century silver-mining techniques, artifacts, and structures while leading groups up ladders and through narrow passages

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 2 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required for 3hr tour; subject to availability. Under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Must be 10 or older for 3hr tour. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like smashing a snow globe against your forehead, tours can open up a fascinating new world right before your eyes. Go beyond the surface with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for a one-hour Good Enough Mine Tour mine tour for two (a $30 value)
  • $40 for a three-hour Toughnut mine tour for two (a $100 value)

During the up to one-hour Good Enough Mine tour, guides lead visitors through the mine's original 1879 passageways and large chambers, past artifacts, geology, archaeology, and mining technology of the day and veins of silver ore. Alternatively, on the up to three-hour Toughnut tour, guides lead groups as they crawl through 3-foot spaces, a room the size of a football field, and scale ladders, visiting parts of the mine left relatively untouched for more than 130 years. Although the mine is underground, the temperature is around 66 degrees.

Goodenough Mine Tour

When the guides and staff at Goodenough Mine Tour opened their 1879 Tombstone silver mine to the public, their achievement was more than a year in the making. They had worked tirelessly, blasting compressed air and water to clear blocked passageways, cutting through solid rock, and mixing concrete that they'd carried into the mine on their backs. Once they finished clearing the tunnels, they built stairs and railings and installed lights. Finally, guides began leading tours through the mine's original passageways.

Today, Goodenough Mine Tour's guides escort visitors as far as 100 feet underground into the mine's 19th-century depths, where they divulge the history and uses of 130-year-old structures and artifacts such as strap-rail, lanterns, and dynamite fuses. They sometimes lead visitors through narrow passageways and into stopes––large chambers created by ore removal––or up ladders and into the living rooms of friendly mole people.

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