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Address: Adventure Road, Greenland, MI 49929
Phone Number: +1 906-883-3371
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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My husband and I made it a point to stop here on our UP honeymoon tour. We decided to do the "prospectors tour" and it was an absolute blast. It was actually our own private tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 4, 2016
Heather P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I made it a point to stop here on our UP honeymoon tour. We decided to do the "prospectors tour" and it was an absolute blast. It was actually our own private tour because it wasn't very busy. :) We did have to wait about 30-45 minutes for the tour to actually start, but that was no... More 

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Thank Heather P
Fair Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We got lucky when we bumped into this Michigan "GEM"! Wonderful owner. Pleasant and friendly staff. And the tour guide, Mark, is fun, friendly and well informed.

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Thank peggy l
Portland, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We chose the Prospector's tour for our family with 2 teens (18 & 14). Our family ended up with a personal tour. Jennifer did a great job explaining the history of the mine and sharing stories of research she has conducted about the mine. It was nice that so much of the mine remains as it was left.

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Thank Kendra S
Livonia, MI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

There's a lot be be learned and enjoyed about the tour. We took the medium tour. The guide was knowledgeable and was a good source of information. Reaching the mine entrance involves riding in an army vehicle over a road that is quite rough, so hang on to the roof straps! Walking in the mine can be slightly difficult as... More 

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Thank orenw
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Prospector's tour. The tour guide was knowledgeable (especially considering she was still in high school). The headlamps provided adequate light and a genuine feel of what the miners went through 100 years ago. The miners got paid a dollar a day but had to purchase a candle for 10 cents.

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Thank jjmcgee1
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

My family went on a tour today. The kids loved going through the caves, even my 4 year old. The kids and adults had fun exploring and learning about the mines. We had our own tour with Jim who was very knowledgeable about the mines and answered all our questions. It was chilly so at least wear a jacket and... More 

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Thank Katie M
North Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Went for the afternoon and the the Prospector's tour with 2 adults, and 3 kids (10, 8, and 6). Loved the mine and our guide was great (especially considering she was still in high school). It was worth the extra money for the longer tour. Will come back when the kids are older to do the rappelling tour to the... More 

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Thank MjVanderV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Went on the miners tour. Our tour guide was a local with a lot of knowledge if the local history and history of the mine itself. Definetly should bring warm clothes. It was 85 and humid when we got there and it was 45 inside the mine.

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Thank Mark C
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We did the Miners tour. Wear pants and a warm shirt/jacket. It is cold and you will get very damp. You will get wet shoes too.

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Thank PatrickDeSantis
Harbor Springs MI, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Highly recommend this mine. We did the Prospectors tour which was approx. 1 1/2 hours - very much worth it. James ( I think) was our guide and he was super - very knowledgeable.

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