ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center
Located in: Southside District
Phone: (520) 625-8233
View the incredible open-pit mine, take a look at our huge haul trucks at work, and find out how copper is extracted and processed in the mill, all at great rates! Free admission to our award-winning exhibit center, video theater and picnic area. Our gift shop has been described by customers as one of the best in Arizona's southwestern region. Come visit us! For rates and schedules, visit our website or call.
- #2 of 6 things to do in Sahuarita
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The asarco mineral discovery center tour starts with an explanation of what they mine. There's a short film that you're able to watch in your own right outside the gift shop. then it goes onto a bus...
The entire family loved the informational videos, the hands on table with great explanations from out guide Tabitha, then the tour was fantastic! Saw wild mustangs, and the behemoth truck driving up...
Educational and fun!
We visited and took the tour of this immense copper mining operation. It is a bus tour around the mine and a stop inside the mine mill. Hard to compute the size of everything involved from trucks...
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcomed