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Bachelor - Syracuse Mine Tour

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Address: 95 Gold Mountain Trail, Ouray, CO 81427
Phone Number: +1 970-325-0220
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Strike up your Adventure! The Bachelor-Syracuse Mine Tour walks you 1,500...

Strike up your Adventure! The Bachelor-Syracuse Mine Tour walks you 1,500 feet horizontally into Gold Hill, rich in gold, silver, and other precious metals. Guests are at all times accompanied by a thoroughly trained guide who has first-hand experience working the mine. The guides are prepared to answer questions and eager to share the legend and lore of the mine. While you're here enjoy our Miners Breakfast!

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Bachelor - Syracuse Mine Tour

Not usually interested in this type of attraction but had some time to kill. I was pleasantly surprised with the tour and the tour guide. This is a real mine that has not been... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 August 2016
Vaughan R
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Austin, Texas
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We learned from a local that the best place for breakfast is out in the open at Syracuse Mine. We went 3 days in a row and finally toured the mine. The food, atmosphere and tour were REALLY GOOD. If you like being outdoors, and smelling the bacon frying and enjoy visiting with everyone this is the place to go.... More 

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Thank Carolyn K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Really had a great time on this tour. The leaned was very knowledgable and entertaining. The walk 1800 feet into the mine was awesome. Highly recommend.

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Thank Edger P
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Not usually interested in this type of attraction but had some time to kill. I was pleasantly surprised with the tour and the tour guide. This is a real mine that has not been glamorized to be a tourist attraction. Worth the $13.99 entice fee

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Thank Vaughan R
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Breakfast was OK, but not the best. Very limited menu but it all comes from a group of very friendly and hard working people. We did look into the mine and saw the giant 100 year old pneumatic pump that delivers air pressure to the miners. This is very authentic and interesting - I just don't do mines and tunnels.

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Thank Jim R
austin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The two of the mine was wonderful the guy who gave us the guy was amazing I think if we had someone who had given us instruction on the gold panning that would've been a little more exciting and would've given it a five star rating versus four I definitely recommend it and I going to the Hot Springs after... More 

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Thank Mark F
Indio, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great little tour. Guide was very informative...great to learn a little about the history of the area your visiting. Very worthwhile...do it!

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Thank Paul C
Ouray, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We have been told that the Molly Kathleen Mine tour in Cripple Creek, CO was rated number one, and they do have working equipment and a larger mine, but the tour of Bachelor Syracuse Mine was by far the most informative and entertaining. A terrific way to spend a morning or afternoon and gold panning after the tour was fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Put on a hard hat and take a leisurely tour 1,500 feet into the old Bachelor-Syracuse Silver Mine to experience Ouray's rich mining history. Your guide will reveal the mine's secrets and explain how mining was accomplished in the early 1900s. Gold panning available, too. Open daily May-September. Recommended for families & groups. Seasons of Operation: Summer - May 1... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

1. You'll learn the interesting history of Ouray's silver mining from a fun guide. 2. You'll get a feel for what the life of a miner was like. 3. The tour is appropriate for young and old. 4. The one hour tour is neither too long nor too short. 5. You can have delicious, inexpensive breakfast outside while enjoying a... More 

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BacherlorMine, Owner at Bachelor - Syracuse Mine Tour, responded to this review

Thanks for coming up and enjoying the mine tour and breakfast! More 

Warsaw, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Nice little store, mine tour was good and then they had free gold panning. The best part of the visit was their lunches. Good food! Located very near Ouray. We stop time we have our scout group in the area.

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BacherlorMine, Owner at Bachelor - Syracuse Mine Tour, responded to this review

Thanks again for coming up guys! We only do lunches for special groups. Let us know next time you're in the area and well cook ya up something good. More 

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