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ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center

Located in: Southside District


1421 W. Pima Mine Rd. (I-19, exit 80)
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
United States

Phone: (520) 625-8233

Fax: 520-625-4756

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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.

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    Based on 143 reviews
  • #2 of 8 things to do in Sahuarita
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Very interesting tour

Our docent was excellent. We got to view the crushing and the process of separating the copper . It was very interesting. There was a lot about reclamation. glad they are doing it but maybe a...

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Interesting place

We went for a group tour. The tour was good, the guide was informative and the gift shop fully stocked. We had a good time.

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Excellent in every way.

We took this tour as a three-generational group. Our six-year-old grandson loved the massive trucks and the ride in the bus to the edge of the open pit. The adults enjoyed learning about how and why...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed

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