Welcome to the Historic Kennedy Gold Mine!

Join us for an engaging and educational Guided Surface Tour at the Historic Kennedy Gold Mine!

Recommended for an in-depth experience, our tours are available at 10 AM, 12 PM, and 2 PM.

During the 90-minute tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the Change House Museum and Gift Shop, watch actual 1914 footage of the mine in operation, and experience our new Mine Tunnel. Visit the Steam Boiler Building, Head Frame/Shaft area, Stamp Mill Overlook, Underground Foreman’s Office, and take a fascinating inside tour of the 1907 Mine Office Museum, including the Paymaster’s office and the large walk-in safe where gold bars and important records were kept. Discover the Gold Retort Furnace and Assay Rooms, the Guest Bedrooms on the top floor, and many other Points of Interest.

Guided Tours are priced at Adults $15.00 and Kids (6-12) $7.00.

Group Guided tours are also available by reservation year-round. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the rich history of the Kennedy Gold Mine!

Self-Guided Tour Options

Picnic lunches are welcome. Plan your Kennedy Mine Tour now!

Tour #1: Includes a self-guided tour book, access to the Mine Experience simulated tunnel,  Change House Museum, a movie of the mine in operation in 1914, Steam Boiler Building, Stamp Mill Overlook, Underground Foreman’s Office, exterior views of Mine Office Museum, and other Points of Interest. Adults: $7.00, Kids (6-12): $3.00.

Tour #2: Access to Change House Museum (excluding theater and Mine Tunnel), Steam Boiler Building, Stamp Mill Overlook, Underground Foreman’s Office, exterior views of Mine Office Museum, and other Points of Interest. FREE – booking not required 

Souvenir Self-Guided Tour Book: $5.00

Gold Panning: $12.00

Kennedy Mine Loop Trail is open for hiking. Register online for access information.

Teachers & Educators: Check out our special tour designed for your students.

For more information, email: info@kennedygoldmine.com or call: (209) 223-9542.

Educational Field Trips – Adventures to Remember!

Educational Field Trips – Adventures to Remember!

The Kennedy Mine is a non-profit, volunteer historical landmark, located about an hour east of Stockton and Sacramento offering one of the best school tours in the Mother Lode. Our volunteer staff offers a historically accurate, educational and fun experience for students of all ages and grades. WE PROVIDE THE ENTIRE PROGRAM so the teachers can relax and have fun too!

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Monthly PARANORMAL Nights at Kennedy Gold Mine! 3rd Saturday

Monthly PARANORMAL Nights at Kennedy Gold Mine! 3rd Saturday

Monthly – 3rd Saturday: Join experienced Paranormal Investigators as they lead you through this historic property on their Paranormal Investigations. See for yourself if miners still work the mine! Space is limited so reserve your place now!

Evening 7-hour Paranormal Investigations: 6 pm to 1 am – $75 per person, $50 per person for Amador and Calaveras residents (ID required). Next dates are: Sep. 23rd, 2023 • Oct. 21, 2023 • Nov. 18, 2023

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