At the Empire Mine Historic Park you can learn all about gold at one of the world's largest and most established mines.
Historical tours are available, plus living history events and permanent exhibits. The gardens are pleasing for kids to explore with dramatic plant schemes and landscaping.
Some seasonal special events are held aimed at families and an underground, full immersion tour is in development.
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10am to 5pm daily. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
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Empire Mine State Historic Park