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Delaware Copper MineTours

7804 Delaware Mine Rd, Mohawk, MI 49950-9562
+1 906-289-4688
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Get to experience what mining was like. You Must be able to climb steps. Very nice people work... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael D
via mobile
Self guided, take your time, pet friendly, meet a SKUNK!

Self guided tour and pet friendly! Very bizarre in today's world. You get to take as much or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
likeparty
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Orlando, FL
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Unguided, below-ground tours of abandoned copper mine. Tries to present realistic portrayal of what miners experienced during their daily work underground.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“self guided” (20 reviews)
“own pace” (7 reviews)
“copper mine” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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7804 Delaware Mine Rd, Mohawk, MI 49950-9562
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Get to experience what mining was like. You Must be able to climb steps. Very nice people work there .

Thank Michael D
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the kind review. We do try to be nice! Visit us again, and see our new Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Self guided tour and pet friendly! Very bizarre in today's world. You get to take as much or little time as you want. The 8 minute video was worth the time to understand how and why these mines worked and why they are here and...More

Thank likeparty
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. Please visit us again, and see our new Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum. I guarantee it will be worth it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here at 5 one evening, the man said we had to be out in 30 minutes or he was turning the lights off and lock the door. It was a little unsettling but I decided to go anyways. As soon as we...More

Thank indianaseth
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I apologize for the remark about the lights, as we would NEVER intentionally turn out the lights while someone is underground. If somebody happens to be down in the mine for a very extended period of time, and we were worried about them, we might...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Before entering the mine there is a very interesting 8 minute video that I actually wished was longer. The tour is self-guided! YOu tour the first level, the only level not flooded. You can take as long as you want, no time limit, no rushing...More

Thank Clriha
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you so much for the great review! Please visit us again, and see our newest attraction, Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a great tour if you like to look around. It is self guided and setup as a walk back in time. The mine has stops along the way and the lighting changes to represent work conditions at those periods in time. There is...More

Thank Paul S
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review! We hope to see you again, and show you our new maritime museum, Lore of the Lakes.

Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Delaware Mine, was near the State Park, so we decided to give it a try. It was a great experience. We were made to watch a safety/history video about the mine and then we had to put on hard hats before we could enter...More

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Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks for the review. I'm glad you had a good time. You must come see us again, and visit our "Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum," which should be up and running next year. The kids will really like it, as some of it will...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of the Delaware Copper Mine. You first watch a video that tells you exactly what you will do on the tour. Great for anyone like me who is nervous about going down into the mine. They also show you video...More

Thank Jennifer R
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for the great review, Jennifer. You must come back next year and see our new Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum, It's going to be great!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Tour started with a video of what a person will find when walking the mine. I recommend taking a flashlight. The staircase is slippery as is the handrail. Be sure to wear warmer clothing- jeans and sweatshirt. Good sneakers are recommended. We did not see...More

Thank JerryLynn M
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We're glad you enjoyed the mine tour. If someone doesn't have fun here, we want to know about it! I apologize for the lack of animals, but we are simply getting too old to take care of so much, and the mine is our main...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We enjoyed the self guided tour as it naturally moves at your own pace. You are in a hardhat and about 100' underground (level one). Below that the mine is permenatly flooded. They show a film of divers going down into the flooded portions but...More

Thank Charlie M
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, Charlie, the levels look pretty much the same, which is one reason we would probably never attempt to pump the water out of the next level. Thanks for the review, and please visit us again. You'll get to see our new Lore of the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

While stay on the Keweenaw, we decided to check out the Delaware Copper Mine - we were not disappointed. We even lucked out and visited on their anniversary - admission was reduced - although we would have gladly paid the normal cost. There even was...More

1  Thank TheGambianRPCV
Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

We're glad you could join us on our anniversary! Next year, we will have even more to explore, as we open our new "Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum." I can guarantee that coming back to see that will be worth the trip!

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