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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

5 Copper Queen Plaza, Bisbee, AZ 85603
+1 520-432-7071
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Anniversary trip to Bisbee

Must see if you like seeing history nice displays and interesting information on Bisbee and it’s... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
via mobile
Educational, self-guided tour

I went here after completing the Copper Queen Mine tour. This museum, located in a historic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
l c
Westchester, Illinois
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Must see if you like seeing history nice displays and interesting information on Bisbee and it’s history.

Thank racefan92307
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here after completing the Copper Queen Mine tour. This museum, located in a historic building, provided more in-depth information and pictures about the mining process and history.

Thank l c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at the museum are fantastic. Very informative and helpful. The museum is great. Great history and artifacts. Excellent stop.

Thank S F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great volunteers and knowledgeable staff. Great gift shop as well. They have a great research room. A great source for people researching Bisbee is the dog registration tags in the early 1900's!

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum gives you a great look at the history of Bisbee. How mining has been a major influence over the years. Would recommned visiting to get a feel for the town.

Thank amybell64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A well thought out and presented walk they the history of Cooper mining in Bisbee AZ. Many interesting facts about natural history and the culture of the town as well as the mine.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history and geology of Bisbee's mining company, along with displays of the rocks and minerals that were mined here are fascinating.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For information about this sweet town. There use to be 20,000 people living here in the 1900’s and now it is an incredible stop with a lot of history. Start at this museum.

Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mining Museum will probably take you less than an hour to visit, but it is an hour well spent. There are excellent displays on the progress of mining technology, and especially the back-breaking methods of early underground mining. The mining story is interwoven with...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exhibits are well-designed and informative. We learned a lot about the history of Bisbee and the mining industry. The museum offers a good orientation to the city.

Thank ruskabrown
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Craig P
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
22 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