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El Museo Bocamina San Ramon

Guanajuato, Mexico
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Intersting HIstory

This is a very short trip, about half an hour. I like that you can take pictures at the bottom of... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
wannah
Glimpse of Mining

It's impressive knowing what went through back in the day to extract all the minerals and precious... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2015
Bernardo A
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  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
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Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

This is a very short trip, about half an hour. I like that you can take pictures at the bottom of the mine with your hard hat. my mother in law enjoyed it.

Thank wannah
Reviewed 8 September 2015

It's impressive knowing what went through back in the day to extract all the minerals and precious metals from this mine. You'll experience descending a few meters down and have a glimpse of how miners felt. The views towards the mountains are impressive and the...More

Thank Bernardo A
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Very interesting place. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and explain the history of the mine (tour was in Spanish and didn't inquiry of other languages). Theres an opportunity to go down some stairs into the entrance of the mine and this also shows you...More

Thank SDTravel001
Reviewed 3 June 2015

The place is very interesting as the guides are well trainned to let visitors feel like you are in an ancient mine. The stairs down to the mine are very well lighted and the helmets provided to protect tall people are a most. The garden...More

Thank PedroLaverde
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This is about a 15 minute drive outside the city. You can tell they are on a shoe string but that's just one more reason to give them your support; the area depends on tourists coming to see their restored mine. And judging from the...More

Thank Buddyinbedtimes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

You'll never understand the history of Guanajuato unless you take a trip to the mining museum (ideally with a tour guide) and grasp how the economy and local industry of not only Guanajuato, but also Mexico came to be through the mining of gold and...More

1  Thank Xoyeyne
Reviewed 26 November 2014

This is a must see in the city. You get to see how silver was brought up plus you get to go down into the mine.

1  Thank JiJi J
Reviewed 16 January 2014

The mine is interesting to see, but not having enough Spanish to understand the guide's explanations was a definite disadvantage. There are few fluent English speakers here, but we did find one to take us on the city tour. Augustino was excellent in English.

1  Thank KJDill
Reviewed 8 January 2014

A world within a world. Gardens of every type, and stately villa. History buffs heaven. At least a two hour visit, and there's a little drink bar to help you out when you get tired and thirsty. Worth the time.

1  Thank SenoraMadonna
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Great location for pictures, and a trip into an actual mineshaft....great photo op at the bottom! Try a drink after you ascend! Love the P-ing miner statues....another good photo op!

Thank Abelglz713
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