Ponderosa Mine Tour, Virginia City

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  • We were pleasantly surprised by the man who gave the tour. He was funny and interesting. The tour only lasts something like 25 minutes, but it's enough time to see various parts of the mine, and learn...  more »
  • A terrific tour into the mine in the back of the Ponderosa Saloon - Easy to get too, lots of fun and fascinating facts. Pick up a discount ticket at the Visitor center a few steps down the street. Don...  more »
  • This was an interesting and well done mine tour. It wasn't long but you did get a lot of information. If you are tall you can wear a hard hat but it is not required. At one point in the tour they do t...  more »
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  • Short trip with a lot of history well worth the dollars to visit something like this and it's a terrific escape for the summer heat. Our tour guide was absolutely hilarious and very knowable. It a must visit when your visiting a town like this.
  • This review is about a month or so late since I've been super busy, but great place! Lots of history. The owner gave me a private tour due to time constraints and even dropped me and my parents off to the railroad depot where we had to depart. Would definitely recommend to a friend. Here's the pic of me he took in the mine.
  • This was a great tour. The owner is a true historian. This is a wet mine so wear proper shoes. I would take kids on this tour they are sure to love it.
  • We took a very informative tour today. Our guide knew the local mining history and all aspects of mining. It you want to get an idea how hard it was to be a miner in the 1860's this is the tour for you.
  • Interesting, short, underground mine tour. Not worth a trip, but maybe worth doing if in Virginia City. Wear shoes you don't mind getting muddy, they don't have anything to rinse with. Cash/check only. They charge extra if using check. Dollar for water.
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