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Empire Mine State Historic Park

The Empire Mine State Historic Park features California's richest gold mine - the Empire Mine. The park is located on Empire Street off of State Route 49 in Nevada County. Visitors can venture into the main mine shaft, view mining equipment and explore the mansion and gardens of a mine owner.

Location

10791 East Empire St.

Grass Valley, CA 95945

Telephone

(530) 273-8522

Operating hours

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. January through April

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May through August

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. September through December

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Price

Adults over 16: $3

Children over 5: $1

Children under 5: Free

Tours of the cottage, mineyard, grounds and gardens: $1.50 per adult

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Empire Mine State Historic Park

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