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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 120 reviews
  • #2 of 6 things to do in Sahuarita
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Very informative

The visitor's center is well done and provides a lot of information. The tour is great and our tour guide was so knowledgeable. The size of the mine was very impressive. Great time.

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Learn about copper mining up close & personal

Visitor's Center is well-done and presents a good overview of copper mining. Take the time to go on the tour as well. Visitor's Center also has a small gift shop with nice "regional" gifts, books...

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Before my visit, I did not realize that the majority of US copper is mined in Arizona. The visitor center has a good array of videos that show all the stages of mining and refining. The included...

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