ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center
Located in: Southside District
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.
- #2 of 8 things to do in Sahuarita
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Nice behind the scenes look at copper mining
The tour was a little hurried but provided a really nice behind the scenes view of the copper mining process. The look at the milling process was as fascinating as the view into the huge pit mine...
Very interesting tour
Our docent was excellent. We got to view the crushing and the process of separating the copper . It was very interesting. There was a lot about reclamation. glad they are doing it but maybe a...
We went for a group tour. The tour was good, the guide was informative and the gift shop fully stocked. We had a good time.
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Children Welcomed