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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

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Address: 5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone Number: 520-432-7071
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Description: An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this small rural museum...
An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this small rural museum chronicles the history of the historic mining town of Bisbee through a rich display of artifacts, photographs and interesting displays.
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The museum had a fantastic layout and was both interactive and informative. I am a history buff and I had a field day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Central Arizona, Arizona
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Central Arizona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The museum had a fantastic layout and was both interactive and informative. I am a history buff and I had a field day.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Our day down to Bisbee was a lot of fun for all. We Had a very nice lunch and a great walk through the Town. The people are very friendly and helpful.

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Bisbee, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

There are many great attractions inside the museum for young and old alike. I learned a lot about Bisbee's history.

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Glide, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Its a good way to learn what a mine does and it very cool down there , we all like it .After we were done we picked out rocks to add to our supply .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

One of the best museums we've been to and is comparable on a much smaller scale to the Phoenix Children's museum. Very hands on and lot's of great things for kids. We were very impressed and our boys ages 6 and 12 both loved it. The museum staff were eager to answer questions and really knew their stuff about the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Bisbee is a darling little mining town in the mountains of Southern Arizona. The Museum is very interesting, with lots of background on Bisbee in it's "hey day". Once you have seen the museum, you need to walk the main street and visit all the little shops there. You will find lovely turquoise jewelry and more, and then make your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

was nicely done lots of great displays had lots of time to go in also if you left and wanted to go back you could in the same day

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Mancos, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The mining information upstairs takes you through the progress and changes in mining. Loved the old photos!

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Tombstone, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is a go as you like museum, you can spend as much or as little time as you.like at each exhibit. The displays are done nicely. This would be a good field trip for kids in about the 4th grade, depending on when the teacher is doing lessons on minerals, the local history, it would be fun for the... More 

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Arroyo Grande, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A museum that on the 2nd floor shows the technology of mining over the years. There is an opportunity to be in the cab and see one of the monster "steam shovels" loading ore on a truck. Little and big boys will enjoy. First floor is Bisbee-the beginnings, various ethnicities that came to work the mines. The IWW strike of... More 

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Address: 5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
Phone Number: 520-432-7071
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Bisbee

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