Welcome to the ASARCO Mineral Discovery Center where you can make your own discoveries about copper and the mining industry. The menu on your left will guide you around the web site, and below is some useful information in a nutshell…
Our award-winning exhibit center, video theater, cactus garden, and picnic area.
Experience a tour of the ASARCO Mission Mine. Stand at the edge of an active open-pit mine.
The Company Store gift shop for Southwestern arts & crafts by local artisans, silver, copper and Native American jewelry.
Discovery Center Hours:
Tuesday Through Saturday
Exhibit Center and Gift Shop: 9:00A.M. to 5:00P.M.
Mine Tours: 9:30A.M., 11:00 A.M., 12:30 P.M., 2:00 P.M., 3:30 P.M.
(Tour schedule is subject to change. Please call for reservations.)
Sunday & Monday – Closed
Major Holidays – Closed
(520) 625-7513 or
* No pets allowed please, except for service dogs.