Sierra Silver Mine Tour
Ghost / Mining Towns in Wallace
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Wallace and the surrounding area are recognized as the richest silver mining district on earth having produced 1.2 billion ounces since 1884. Hop on the Sierra Silver Mine trolley in downtown Wallace and dig a little deeper into these rich mountains and their storied past. On the tour, an experienced miner guides you through the main drift of an actual underground silver mine. Exhibits and demonstrations of mining equipment present historic and modern techniques used to mine silver, gold, lead, zinc, and copper. Your guide will share his experiences as a hard-rock miner in the Coeur d’Alene District. The stories, demonstrations, and exhibits included in the Sierra Silver Mine Tour are entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages and interests.
ResourcesSierra Silver Mine Tour
, Wallace Chamber of Commerce