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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 133 reviews
  • #2 of 6 things to do in Sahuarita
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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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Tour is Excellent and Very Nice Museum and Super Gift Shop

Took the tour a while ago. Very informative and interesting. I loved the gift shop then. Went back at the end of last winter season to purchase a gift! Not disappointing at all. Lots to choose...

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Asarco Mineral Discovery Center

Informative tour about a current active copper mine. Visit during the cooler months, not during summer. I would recommend that they have more interactive displays for children; it was clear that...

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