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Review of Hull Rust Mine

Ranked #2 of 8 things to do in Hibbing
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Owner description: The largest open pit mine in the world.
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We were amazed at the size of the mine and the equipment used. Interesting to be filled in on the history on how it came to be and the many buildings that were moved from North Hibbing to South Hibbing to make room for the mine.

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

A neat place to see what mining about. The view is pretty neat also. It's like our own Grand Canyon of northern Minnesota.

Thank Michel H
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are in Hibbing on a business trip. When possible we like to check out local sights and learn about the area. No better place than here. It's free, takes under 30 minutes, and has friendly staff to answer questions. Also check out the former town of North Hibbing, literally moved about 100 years ago to make way for the mining business - it's on the way to the the Hull Rust site. Streets are still there, also sidewalks and some building foundations. Easy walk around. Posted information tells the story.

Thank GV14218
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a great view of the open pit iron mine. The volunteer there answered our questions and gave us information about what was going on in the mine that we could see from a distance. There is one of the huge trucks there to see and climb on and information about how the iron is extracted from the ore. It provides jobs and supports the economy of the area.

Thank CADNampa_Idaho
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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Great free attraction. Kids can climb in a giant ore truck and inside buckets etc.

It's more than worth the free admission - I think everyone should leave a small donation to keep the attraction open.

Thank degearchitect
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