Broken Boot Gold Mine
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In the spring of 1876, the call of GOLD led a flood of miners, merchants, muleskinners and madams to sweep into Deadwood Gulch. The intriguing story of one of America’s last great gold rushes comes to life at Deadwood’s Broken Boot Gold Mine, established in 1878. Experienced guides will help you discover the mysteries and magic of old-time gold mining techniques. Then try your luck at gold panning the same way countless prospectors did here more than 100 years ago. We guarantee you'll strike gold! And, every one of our guests goes home with a souvenir “share” of stock in this legendary mine. | Special Info: Tours begin every hour and last 30 minutes. Last regular tour of the day is at 5:00 pm. Every visitor receives a souvenir stock certificate. Pan for gold on the half hour (additional price). Ample parking for RV's and buses. Reservations for Tours on the hour, Panning on the 1/2 hour August 29 - September 2: No on-line reservations | Candlelight Tours: Tour the Broken Boot Gold Mine in the dark! When miners would go underground to search for gold, they were given a ration of three candles per day. Experience for yourself the challenges that these miners would have faced with finding gold by candlelight. Tours are available daily at 5:30 pm from Memorial Day to Labor Day. (must be 12+ years old). | Tour Hours: Open daily 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Memorial Day to Labor Day | . Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission.