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Hours and Location at the Matchless Mine

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Hours of Operation: 11:00 AM-4:30 PM


Please note: The Matchless is closed to the public for 2020 because rehabilitation work on the hoist house makes it too dangerous for visitors to enter the site. Please plan to visit starting Memorial Day weekend in 2021.


GUIDED surface tours of the mine site are offered at noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 PM without advance reservations.


Self-guided surface tours are available anytime between 11 AM and 4:30 PM.


Guided tours last approximately 1 hour.


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The Matchless Mine is located 1.25 miles up East 7th St.

Visit our tours page for more information and prices.



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Hours and Location