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Great tour guide, interesting trip through the mine

We straddled old mine cars and had a wonderful, knowledgeable guide who gave us a lot of history... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
Mary P
,
Eagan, Mn
Informative train tour into copper mine

This train ride is a great way to go into a mine. Equipped with a jacket or vest, a hard hat, and a... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Wanda R
,
Arizona
via mobile
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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 toiled in the subterranean tunnels. Open daily. Tour times: 9 AM - 10:30 AM - Noon - 2 PM - 3:30 PM. Tours leave from the Queen Mine Tour building located within walking distance of Historic Bisbee. The mine is a cool, Dress accordingly. No open toe shoes or high heels. Tours last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Reservations suggested. Stop by the Queen Mine Store for gem and mineral specimens, jewelry and other unique items.
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478 N Dart Rd, Bisbee, AZ 85603
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We straddled old mine cars and had a wonderful, knowledgeable guide who gave us a lot of history and details about mining. It was fun and very interesting. It's fun to wear the miner's hat and walk through parts of the mine when we get...More

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

This train ride is a great way to go into a mine. Equipped with a jacket or vest, a hard hat, and a light, you straddle a narrow train seat one behind the other. The driver of the engine announces when the slow-moving train will...More

Thank Wanda R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Take a train into a copper mine on a tour lead by a miner. Interesting to hear the history of the mine and the learn about the geology of this copper mine. Great stories and examples of machinery and the mining process. It was busy...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the mine tour. Benny was a fabulous guide who worked in the mines and has great stories and shared his vast experiences. Make sure you book versus showing up because it was busy. An amazing place to see. I liked that you...More

Thank Ellen E
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This tour takes you into a real mine, on a real mine train, just as if it was frozen in time more than half a century ago. Our guide was amazing, having worked in the mines himself for more than a decade. There was not...More

Thank David B
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

My two teens went on the tour & came back with lots of pictures. They enjoyed it. All in all, interesting history & not too pricey.

Thank summertimeinparis
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our journey into the depths of this mine. Our tour guide, Pete, gave us much detail about the creation and inner workings of the mine before it's closure. A retired miner himself, we appreciated Pete's expertise, humor, and gentlemanly...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This tour was very informative. Our tour guide was a 78 year old gentleman who worked at the mine for a number of years until it closed. He explained the process very well and was able to add some personal experiences, some humerous. Really enjoyed...More

Thank stephencR7956VP
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

US Army troop camped on top of a mountain, saw some rocks that looked interesting, and took a load to a laboratory....the rest is history...Bisbee is a wonderful community that almost died when the price of copper went to $.40 /pound....The employees showed up to...More

Thank Rodney B
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I would have given this 5 stars if not for the number of people on the tour. There were just too many people and too many children asking ridiculous questions or just talking to hear themselves talk. It might be beneficial to have an “adults...More

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Brandon H
1 June 2017|
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Response from queenmine | Property representative |
Hi The stairs are optional, 36 steps up and down. If a person choses not to do the stairs a staff member waits with them and talks about other thing about the mine.
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refugee1046
31 March 2017|
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Response from queenmine | Property representative |
Hi We are very busy this time of year, we sell out almost every tour. The reservation line is 520-432-2071. Thanks Doug
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Luvstoeatout
7 February 2017|
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Don't think so
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