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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
+1 520-432-7071
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Plan to spend some time!

Plan to spend some time in this wonderful museum! They have done a wonderful job with displays. So... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
Marilyn P
Hillsboro, New Mexico
Must do tour

If you are in Bisbee, you must do this. If you are afraid of closed in places avoid this. You go... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Overgaard, Arizona
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An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, this small rural museum chronicles the history of the historic mining town of Bisbee through a rich display of artifacts, photographs and interesting displays.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
+1 520-432-7071
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Plan to spend some time in this wonderful museum! They have done a wonderful job with displays. So much information it is hard to consume it all.

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 14 May 2016

If you are in Bisbee, you must do this. If you are afraid of closed in places avoid this. You go 1800 feet into an old mine via a small train.

Thank kdkb
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Bisbee is a very interesting place. We started by going to the Copper Pit and then went to downtown and just walked around looking at all the shops and buildings. It is a very interesting place.

Thank jpd43
Reviewed 3 May 2016

It's a bit expensive, but two floors of the history of Bisbee. While a lot of this includes mining, Bisbee has a broader history, from baseball to politics. If you are visiting or live in Cochise County, it's a decent museum with a varied presentation...More

2  Thank Lizlizzie
Reviewed 3 May 2016

learning new things about this historical town and what has changed or stayed the same is great and to see old artifacts and things pictures everything its a great experience

Thank 1,14,953
Reviewed 30 April 2016

It has been quite a long time since we read every poster and card in a museum. But this little museum and repository of historical records is so well laid out, graphically engaging, and clearly presented that we could not help ourselves. The history of...More

1  Thank sailingchef
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Interesting historical museum. Very nice overall. Good history about Bisbee and the local mining history. Well worth a visit while in Bisbee.

Thank Gordman B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The town of Bisbee AZ is worthy of an all day stay in and of itself, with the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum an added bonus well worth visiting. The Mining Museum is fascinating and contains very interesting exhibits which cover the history of the...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We love museums and found this one to be informative, with good displays, and the right size for learning about mining and Bisbee's history. Well done!

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 18 April 2016

I spent many hours in the museum and especially in its Shattuck Library, researching material for my next historical fiction book to be set here in Bisbee. Many of the people I met were very knowledgeable about the history of the area for their families...More

Thank arlettadawdy
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Craig P
Hi, will the museum be open on Cbrist as day?
24 December 2014|
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Response from Craig P |
Thanks for the response. We will be sure to plan a visit on one of the 363 days the museum is open.
Craig P
Will the museum be open on Christmas day?
21 December 2014|
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Response from seawitchflorida | Reviewed this property |
Phone: 520.432.7071 You might call and check holiday schedule or even call the Copper Queen Hotel which is across the street and part of the same history of Bisbee