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Quincy Mine

49750 US Highway 41, Hancock, MI 49930-9775
+1 906-482-3101
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Intersting tour of copper mine

Very interesting tour of the incredible machinery used during the late 1800s to early 1900s for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dave A
Memorable & educational tour; worth every penny!

Our tour of Quincy mine yesterday resulted in a memory that will last a lifetime. It is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jean5787
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Greenwood, Indiana
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“copper mine” (23 reviews)
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49750 US Highway 41, Hancock, MI 49930-9775
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very interesting tour of the incredible machinery used during the late 1800s to early 1900s for copper mining. Cog wheel train car ride to the base of the mine, then a custom mining car ride into the depths. Great tour. Worth every penny.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour of Quincy mine yesterday resulted in a memory that will last a lifetime. It is unbelievable what type of sacrifices the copper miners of this area made for their families. The strength & grit of these men is something we seldom see today....More

Thank Jean5787
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A neat well organized tour of the Quincy Mine. While an authentic shaft ride does not exist (one enters through a side adit instead), you still get to the stope. A nice explanation of the mining process and tools used also occurred. The surface buildings...More

Thank ralflash
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This museum gives an extensive explanation of copper mining on the Keewanah. From the above ground buildings to the underground portion all facets of mining are well presented.

Thank DH781
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Took my wife and three girls and they all loved it. Knowledgeable tour guides took us deep into the mine. Very impressive, and one of a kind experience. You will not be disappointed.

Thank YooperRiverRat
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Quite an educational experience if you would like to explore what copper mining was like back in the day. The trip starts in the hoist building and progresses down the hill to the mine entrance. Then a journey deep into the mine itself to see...More

Thank bfeigden
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you are in Copper Country, you really should check out Quincy Mine to learn more about the history of copper mining in this area. The tour was so interesting and the tour guide was great - very personable and really brought the history to...More

Thank NancyHG
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a wonderful piece of American history that most people know nothing about. Great tour and friendly staff. Loved the jewelry at the gift shop. Local artists.

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Keweenaw National Heritage site is definitely worth a visit, even if you're a local like me who has lived here for years and never explored the heaviest steam hoist of its kind in the world. Explore aboveground, then take a scenic tram down the...More

1  Thank Cyndi P
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Took a lot of time exploring the buildings and reading information while we waited for our tour. This was a great experience even without the tour. But the tour was an excellent finish. Guide was pleasant and informative. The cog railway ride down to the...More

Thank Linda J
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dlwarren
We're a family of 5 in the area Mon and Tues. Any need to reserve tickets ahead of time or OK to buy them when we get there.
14 August 2016|
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Response from snyderkr1 | Reviewed this property |
There is no need to reserve tickets, but wherever you travel, you never know if the same great idea occurred to everyone else at the same time. It's a good idea for any kind of tour to make sure you're there in plenty of... More
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