This Ride Through An Old Lead Mine In Missouri Will Take You Back In Time

When you think of mines, you might picture cramped, dusty caves with narrow, claustrophobic tunnels. However, with a 17-mile lake in the lower portion of its cave, the Bonne Terre Mine creates a much bigger space to explore.

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The Bonne Terre Mine has become a travel destination for people all over the world. In fact, National Geographic named it as one of the “Top 10 Diving Resorts” in the world in 2013.

For more information and to reserve a tour, contact Bonne Terre Mine through their website or by calling them at (314) 209-7200.