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Address: Adventure Road, Greenland, MI 49929
Phone Number: (906) 883-3371
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of tours of the Historic...
The Adventure Mining Company offers a variety of tours of the Historic Adventure Copper Mine. Choose from easy 45 minute underground walks to 3 hour excursions that feature rappelling down and 80 foot underground shaft. No fancy electric lights or walkways underground here, real mining the way it really was. Participants of our guided tours receive hardhats and headlamps and any other gear needed for use on the tours. Light jacket and good walking shoes recommended. The best and most authentic and exciting underground tours available anywhere! Open late May through mid-October.
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Interesting & fun adventure

We were in Ontonagon to explore the Porcupine Mountains but had a big storm the one full day we were there. I recalled passing the Adventure Mining Company and thought the boys... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a very fun time in the mine. We did the repel and then after that there are a couple other cool things like the ice bridge. Make sure you wear your hiking boots, they really helped us navigate the wet uneven rocks. We saw a lot of bats! Only complaint is that we got there... More 

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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My family and I enjoyed our time in the mine. It was interesting to see the first level and get an idea of what it was like for the miners to work there all those years ago. My wife and daughter did the Trammers tour while my son and I did the Prospectors tour. The two are the same except... More 

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were in Ontonagon to explore the Porcupine Mountains but had a big storm the one full day we were there. I recalled passing the Adventure Mining Company and thought the boys might like it, so glad we found it. We did the Prospector's Tour (I think... it was 2nd up from basic) and it was really fun and interesting.... More 

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Port Huron, MI USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Dave was our guidelines and answered all questions like a pro... very knowledgeable about mining- not only ad the Adventure but other local mines as well. Well worth the stop!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My wife and I went here and did the rappelling tour. It was a lot of fun. Our guide really liked to talk so sometimes we just tuned him out and enjoyed the mine. Their clothing selection is great to and the prices are fair. A must do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Awesome tour!!! We signed on for the Mining tour that includes the 90' rappelling experience. Exceeded our expectations. Very neat way to learn about UP mining heritage. And never having rappeled before, this was unique opportunity. Our 13 and 14 yr old sons loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was an awesome attraction! We have 2 boys, 9 and 12, and they absolutely loved it. We took the "Prospector's Tour". ($25/adult, $14.40/child). Money well spent. It is nice that they have not run electricity into the mine; the only light is from the old air shafts and from the helmet lamps that the tour provides, The old-school feel... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We took the Trammer's Tour with Dave and Ona as our guides. Both were informative and fun. The tour was great and the scenic overlook was amazing. Wish we had purchased the Prospector's Tour to see and learn more! Nice gift shop and incredibly friendly staff.

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Hammond, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I were visiting the Upper Peninsula for our vacation and decided to try out a mine tour. This one was closer to where we were staying, and we had seen some brochures. Tours of the mine are on an "as needed" basis, so we had no worries about getting there "on time" or having to wait after... More 

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Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My 7 year old loved it and so did I! Very informative, educational and fun! Dave is the best tour guide. Very patient and very passionate about the mine and the environment. A must see while in the UP. Dress warm in October. Can get pretty chilly and drafty down there :)

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Additional Information about Adventure Mining Company

Address: Adventure Road, Greenland, MI 49929
Phone Number: (906) 883-3371
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Greenland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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