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Queen Mine Tours

Queen Mine Tour Manager Douglas Graeme




Toll free:  866-432-2071

Phone:      520-432-2071

Fax:          520-432-5191


Bisbee’s Queen Mine was one of the richest copper mines in history. The mine opened in 1877 and eventually closed when Phelps Dodge discontinued mining operations in Bisbee in the mid–1970’s. The Queen Mine opened once again as a tour for visitors in 1976, nearly 100 years after the mine originally opened.

Today approximately 50,000 people a year visit the Queen Mine Tour to commemorate Bisbee’s prosperous mining heritage and experience what it was like working underground where temperatures are 47 degrees year-round.

To take the tour, enter the changing house, pick up your mine token, and get outfitted with your slicker, helmet and miner’s headlamp. Board the mine train and descend into the mine. Tours are conducted by miners who worked in the mines and tell their own stories from personal experiences.

Tours leave from the Queen Mine Tour Building located immediately south of Old Bisbee's business district, off the U.S. 80 interchange. Tours are available 5 times a day, 7 days a week. Reservations are suggested. Tours last about one hour and fifteen minutes and are offered at 9 a.m., 10:30a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. . $12+tax for adults, $5+tax for youth (4-12). Children under the age of 4 are free.

Call for information, reservations and group rates
phone: 520-432-2071
toll-free: 1-866-432-2071
fax: 520-432-5191

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