Welcome! We are open year-round with 45 minute guided tours offered throughout the day.
Most visitors spend an hour in addition to the tour to view the Museum in its entirety including exhibits, gold panning, the award-winning film and historical buildings on site. You may want to allow 1 to 1 1/2 hours for your visit, although many people stay for longer!
Holiday Hours: The Museum will be closed Dec 24th - 25th, and Jan 1st. Dec 31st the Museum will be open until 2:30 PM -- last underground tour at 1:00 PM.
Operational Closures: The Museum will be closed for annual repairs Jan 7th to 9th. The underground train tour will be unavailable on Jan 10th - 11th due to track maintenance, lower site exhibits will still be accessible.
|Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM|
|Site Closes: 5:00 PM Gift Shop Closes: 5:00 PM|
|Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM. Please call ahead for other available tour times. You may self-guide around the Museum
from 9:30 AM.
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays: 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM.
For tours on Saturday, December 8th, please see our Christmas event.
Please note: Tour times may change without notice.
In order to meet your desired tour time, please arrive at least 30 minutes beforehand. Tours are offered on a first come, first served basis.