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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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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 139 reviews
  • #2 of 7 things to do in Sahuarita
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Great Tour

This tour takes you behind the scenes of the Asarco Copper Mine. It was really neat to see the giant trucks outside the Discovery Center and then look out over the edge of the mine to see those same...

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A great look at Arizona Corporate mining

We've been here a few times and always refer our guests to this attraction. The tour takes you into the bowels of this massive industry.

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Amazing Tour

This is a great opportunity to see and learn about a working copper mine. The size of the open pit and the machinery they use is incredible. And who knew that the value of other precious minerals...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Children Welcomed

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