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Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, Locust

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4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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  • It was a fun place to visit and very instructive. It would have been nicer to be able to pan for gold directly in the river. The film was very interesting but the sound terrible which spoilt the enjoy...  read more »
  • Really enjoyed this fun visit with out of town guests. We have an 11 year old son and he had a great time. Walking through the mine was cool and educational. We also panned for gold. Out of 5 pans we ...  read more »
  • There is a lot of history here and a greal place to make a daye trip with the grandchildren, they really enjoyed the tour of the mine. 
  • The kids had a blast exploring the old mine site and looking at all the old machinery. It was neat watching the old mill run. Panning was fun too. Our oldest found a speck of gold and that was icing on the cake! The staff was friendly and helpful. You can't beat this experience for the price. It was a fun trip and we went home with worn out kids!
  • This is a must for anyone. The workers are super nice and it's free to roam and look around. Of course you got to pan for gold that's 3$ a pan. Which isn't bad at all out of 8 pans we found 6 gold flakes.
  • This is a must do attraction with the family!!! The mine tour was fabulous and panning for gold was a neat experience. Staff were terrific and very informative and fun. Kids loved it!!! ....and we found gold!
  • Nice place to take out of town relatives. The pan for gold experience was priceless. Had a great time!
  • Favorite part was panning for gold: very helpful and patience staff. The free self-guided museum had a lot of reading, and the free self-guided mine site would have benefited from a tour guide's explanation.
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