Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine
Climate is of dry high altitude. Meaning when it’s sunny it is mild, when it’s cloudy it’s cool. This is true year around. The Cripple Creek area averages 340 days of sunny weather with average temperatures 10 to 15 degrees cooler than Colorado Springs and 15 to 20 degrees cooler than Canon City, Making Cripple Creek, Colorado the BEST PLACE TO BE ON A HOT SUMMER DAY!
Reservations are recommended for groups of 25 or more. Discounts are only available with pre-payment.
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– Underground Temperature: 50 degrees F / 10 degrees C
– How long do tours last?: About 1 hour.
Yes, the mine is as-real-as it gets. The Mollie Kathleen is documented by the National Geological Survey as a gold production mine.
Jackets and state required hardhats are provided. Good walking shoes are suggested.
No, the mine is not claustrophobic. In order to mine underground, one must haul equipment in and gold out. Therefore, a hard rock mine is made to work in, not crawl through.
No, the Mollie Kathleen is a real gold mine and is not ADA accessible.