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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


Located off I-19 in Sahuarita, AZ. A modern open-pit copper mine open for tours and featuring mill facility, exhibit center, historic equipment, picnic area, and extensive gift shop. Group discounts. For information, phone 520-625-7513 or visit our website.

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    Based on 159 reviews
  • #2 of 8 things to do in Sahuarita
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It was OK

The grounds are nicely landscaped with mining equipment placed all around. The gift shop has a lot of neat items. However, the short elderly woman behind the counter was inexplicably rude to me. She...

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technical difficulties limited our experience

The day we visited I tried to call for a tour reservation, but the phones were out of order for a long time, so we decided to go anyway to see what tour we could get on. Turns out they didn't have a...

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Great place to visit

Really great spot to visit, tour is worth every penny to see how mine operates. Unbelievable size of machinery they use. Very interesting. Cute little gift shop.

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed

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