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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 112 reviews
    • #2 of 6 things to do in Sahuarita
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    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...

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    Not to be missed!

    This was so interesting! We learned a lot about open pit mining. It is amazing all the safe guards and precautions they take to protect the environment. Loved seeing the wild horses! (Really!)

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    Copper Mine Visit

    This is a very interesting tour. The museum is very interesting with a gift shop attached. The tour is easy enough and a bus takes you through most of the mine and pits. It gives a great overview...

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    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Children Welcomed

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