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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 126 reviews
  • #2 of 7 things to do in Sahuarita
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Not a bad tour but filled with self serving environmental talking points.

The 70 minute tour and the separate videos, are all aimed at convincing the public that the mine is an environmentally responsible and good steward. Don’t get me wrong, I understand the need to...

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Very interesting tour with an excellent tour guide. I am very happy we did this tour since I learned a lot about copper.

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Only visited the Visitor Cent and Gift shop

We missed the guided tour of the mine. Shucks. But we liked the gift shop (I got a real cool 1lb. copper ingot - .9995 FINE for $21). There was a fairly good 1980's vintage film promoting the...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed

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