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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 135 reviews
  • #2 of 7 things to do in Sahuarita
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Amazing trip for engineers and technical people

This is a tour and museum organised in Asarco Copper Mine. As engineer I know how difficult is to visit a operational mine and I appreciate the tour as is showing how the copper mine works with many...

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Unique tour

It was a very unique opportunity to visit a working copper mine. The museum and tour were very interesting. The tour takes you to many parts of the mining compound that you would never normally get...

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Very interesting museum and tou

Went with son and grandchildren to this tour yesterday. It begins with an explanation of the process of extracting and refining copper in the foyer of the small museum, and then continues by bus 6...

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  • Children Welcomed

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