Tonopah Historic Mining Park, Tonopah

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  • This park is located close to downtown Tonopah, walking distance even! Saying that if you visit all areas of the park you'll cover a lot of ground, some of which is fairly steep. Saying that there are...  more »
  • Tonopah was the Centre of silver mining in the United States and now even gold to dismantle. Information obtained in the loving Museum of historic mining Park. The keeper there is staunch local Patriot and it is a pleasure with him marvel at the exhibits. He has a story on stock almost to all. Who has more time can walk through the huge former mine site and look at another. It's nice to take a break in transit. Parking is on site and we would run better there than from the Centre to the Park!
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  • See the place where silver was discovered. Buildings and equipment still in place. Look down a shaft and see how deep they were digging. Amazing history of the area. Plan a couple of hours if you real...  more »
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  • Loved the self-guided tour. The 20 minute video was well done and the map explaining the exhibits was also well done. Don't miss standing over the 500' mine shaft and the Mule Tunnel. The staff there are very knowledgable.
  • Excellent 20 minute video, in the only theater in town. Take the self tour for a couple dollars. Don't miss the mule tunnel or looking down the 500' mine shaft.
  • Very nice displays and friendly staff. Really enjoyed our visit.
  • I spontaneously moved out here not having any ties to this place what so ever...found a job same day and meet alot of interesting people...small but comforting little town...alot of neat history and places here to explore and adenture too
  • Very interesting and informative look at why all these towns are there. Watch the video first.

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