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Copper Queen Mine

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Address: Highway 80, Bisbee, AZ
Phone Number: 520-432-2071
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you actually go underground on the mine tram

Loved this tour. I learned so much about underground mining and its changes. It really felt odd to be heading into this dark mine through a side shaft on a single file mine tram... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
travelismyjob
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Scottsdale, AZ
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Scottsdale, AZ
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this tour. I learned so much about underground mining and its changes. It really felt odd to be heading into this dark mine through a side shaft on a single file mine tram wearing protective helmets and gear. Our 13 year old grandson was even impressed.

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Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This unique mine tour takes you on an actual mining train into the mines with stops along the way to learn about the mines and what it meant to work in them. We were fortunate that our excellent tour guide spoke from his first hand experience as a miner in that very mine and made it come alive for us.... More 

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Eloy, Arizona
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of fun, lots of learning, lots of history. I was very impressed that the person who conducted our tour had actually been a miner, so the information he imparted was often from first hand knowledge. Although I was devastated to learn that the hauling carts actually operate nothing like as depicted on Scooby Doo. Prepare yourself so you are... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here some years back and to this day I still can remember going down the tunnels on the train and feeling the air change from hot and humid to cool and dry. It is really a cool experience...literally. That far underground the air is very cold, low 50's and when you are down there for... More 

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Thank onebigfellah
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting if you are interested in history and geology. We had a great guide and it was worth the trip

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Mesa, Arizona
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth your time, especially if it's hot outside. It's cool and dark inside, and you get to ride a train so it's not strenuous at all. I had a hard time understanding our tour guide; he's an older fella and spoke kind of low and gravelly. I would have liked to see more than we did; I think it lasted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They give you a hard hat, a light, a vest and a belt to hold it all together and you ride a tram down into the mine. You get off the tram a few times (3 total) to see different rooms - a large room where they had found a lot of copper, where the elevator shaft was and I... More 

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National HARBOR, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bisbee is a town you can spend one day in, The Queen Copper Mine Tour is very interesting. Include a walk on main street, browsing the shops & restaurants

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Bisbee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Get the real feeling of what this mine was all about in its hayday. Well informed guides (former Bisbee miners) who guide you through the mining experience. You are fitted with a raincoat, mining hat and light before you board the locomotive to take you into the depths of the earth. Guides also make time for questions. The facility also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

A must visit in the Bisbee area! Inexpensive (about $13 dollars per adult, unsure of child's cost) and the tour guides are interesting as well as educated. When you are about to take the tour, you are suited up like a miner (hard hat and everything) and saddled onto an old cart train that brings you throughout the mine. The... More 

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