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Hull Rust Mahoning Mine View

401 Penobscot Road, Hibbing, MN 55746
+1 218-262-4166
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Worth the stop

The visitor center was open on Sunday, so that was a surprise. Lots of opportunities for pictures... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mandy L
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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What a view of mining.

Very interesting view of above ground mining & it was free. Great for a quick stop. People were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pamela T
Orland Park, United States
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“open pit” (11 reviews)
“grand canyon” (8 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
401 Penobscot Road, Hibbing, MN 55746
+1 218-262-4166
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor center was open on Sunday, so that was a surprise. Lots of opportunities for pictures here. Very cool for city kids! Oh, and leashed pets are welcome!

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting view of above ground mining & it was free. Great for a quick stop. People were very friendly.

Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for sure. At this point they are moving this site to another spot in 2018 to expand the mine. The store closes at 5 and they mean it.

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visitors center has posted hours, but you can see the mine from the parking lot at any time. During open hours you can climb on the huge machinery and learn a bit about mining. The mine itself is awesome to see. Absolutely huge. And it...More

Thank emisch
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a site overlooking the huge open pit mine, which is still in operation. It is well worth the short drive from Hibbing. Take the route through the abandoned old Hibbing townsite to the mine view. (town was moved to its present location so...More

Thank mountainoutin
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My husband and I have been here many times. This year we took our 3 grandkids and a visitor from Texas. All were very impressed. We always stop and pick up food for a picnic lunch. The view is amazing. Scan the view slowly so...More

Thank minneapol
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great place to visit if you are interested in mining history in Minnesota, I was amazed with how long they have been mining in this area. They have equipment trucks, tires etc. for you to see up close and get pictures with or in. You...More

Thank grammyq
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is really something to see. It is huge as is the equipment used to do the mining. The gift shop is nice and there we met a volunteer, who was a former employee, that gave us many interesting facts about the mine. There is...More

Thank CADNampa_Idaho
Reviewed 26 September 2016

For those in your party that are interested in mining and the history of iron ore extraction and processing in northern Minnesota, this is your chance to get up close and pesonal with the largest open pit iron mine in the world! For those who...More

Thank floridafoodie2014
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were fortunate enough to have a mine surveyor stop by while we were looking at this mine to explain what was going on. It's a fascinating process and a view into mining history.

Thank L R
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