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ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center

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 106 reviews
    • #2 of 6 things to do in Sahuarita
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    Very interesting and informative, plus a great gift shop

    We took out of state friends there to see a copper mine and their operation. Seniors are $7 and I believe adults are at $9. Well worth the money! They have a wonderful gift shop with some good...

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    A look at how the copper we use every day gets from ore to metal

    This was a fascinating look at the world of mining, from the enormous size of the pit to the even bigger size of the trucks... it was all interesting. One point get a Tucson coupon book, and book...

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    Very Interesting!

    This was a very interesting and educational visit! There is a video theater, cactus garden, and a exhibit center. Standing at the edge of the open pit mine while on our bus tour of the mine, was an...

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    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Children Welcomed

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