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"It's Cool Underground" Explore the depths of Bisbee's famous Queen Mine. Don mining hats, slickers and lanterns worn by miners...ride the mine train deep into the mine...marvel at remaining copper minerals...experience the life of miners as they...more
This is a great family learning experience. We donned some protective hard hats and then road a train into the mine where the tour guide explained a lot about how the mine started, produced gold and copper for many years. It did give a little...More
After all these years of living in Tucson we finally decided to take this tour. We had planned on going camping for Fathers Day weekend, but the weather had a different plan for us. We always like to get out and explore and taking a...More
Once you get past the "oky-doky" girl (blonde) at the reservation desk, the tour is appropriate and you can really get a good feel for what it was like to work in the mine. The tour is only an hour, but you may want to...More
After looking at the rating for this mine tour we decided to check it out.... This is a great place to spend the day not expensive great value for a large family.... Staff is very friendly and very knowledgeable.... once on the tour we found...More
It’s fascinating to see how they mined copper & gold (other ores also). The train ride down was good but not for people afraid of close spaces. The tour guides are former miners so they tell so good tales. Lots of history!
Bisbee is an old mining town so why not tour the mine that supported it for decades? You ride deep into the mine (which is no longer in use) in hard hats with flashlights for a very-interesting and well-done tour led by a retired miner....More
We took the old Queen Copper Mine tour, and it was a great experience. Retired miners conduct the tours, and we ride 1,500 feet below the surface. Some walking and stair climbing is required, but it is not strenuous. My wife and I are both...More
This is the second time we've done this tour a both times we've had a good experience. Make sure to call ahead to reserve a spot for the time you want to tour because the tours do sell out. This time we took our 10...More