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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.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 164 reviews
  • #2 of 8 things to do in Sahuarita
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Largest Working Mine I've Ever Seen

Coming from Minnesota I thought I knew about open pit mining but this mine is large! The tour takes you up to an outdoor viewing station that gives you a view of the mine from top to bottom and from...

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Amazing tour for all ages!

Went on Saturday and did a tour with Vida and Barbara! It was amazing, very informative and so much fun! we did the 3:30 tour and walked around until our tour, we could watch movies, shop in the gift...

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A Lucky Find

We stumbled on this tour. It only runs on Saturdays so we were lucky enough to be in the area on that day. The tour starts with a brief talk in the main building and then everyone heads off in a bus...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
  • Golf Nearby
  • Special Amenities: Picnic Area and Theater playing copper theme movies

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  • Theatre Capacity 35

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