Copper Queen Mine Underground Tours
Please call for current tour times.
$16 for Adults / $8. for age 6-12 (taxes are included). ages 0-5 not allowed underground
Prices subject to change. No open toe shoes or high heels permitted. You will need to arrive 30 minutes before tour time your purchase tickets.
Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more with advanced notice of two weeks. Please call for reservations or more information.
Prices subject to change
Tours last approximately 1 hour.
What to Expect
Step into the fascinating world of mining as you don your hard hats, miner's headlamps, and safety vests, preparing for an adventure beneath the surface. Each year, 50,000 visitors descend into the depths of the Queen Mine, immersing themselves in a journey that transports them back in time. Led by knowledgeable and passionate tour guides, you'll venture a remarkable 1,500 feet into the mine, where tales of mining days, techniques, dangers, await.
For your utmost safety and comfort, please ensure you wear closed-toe shoes, leaving behind any high heels. As you embark on this extraordinary expedition, your adventure commences with the distribution of your personal hard hats, miner's lamps, and safety vests. Following a brief introduction and a comprehensive safety briefing, you'll board an original mine train for this underground excursion. You will board, straddling the bench seats, akin to riding a bicycle, as the train sets off on its captivating ½ mile round trip, complete with two stops.
One stop allows you to disembark the train and venture along a 300-foot walk through the tunnel. The path, reminiscent of a dirt road, invites you to immerse yourself in the very footsteps of miners past. At the other stop, you'll encounter a series of 36 steps, offering a momentary challenge. If climbing the steps isn't your preference, you can opt to remain on the train, enjoying the company of tour guide from the comfort of the train. Throughout the approximately one-hour tour, the mine's cool climate makes it advisable to bring along a light sweater or jacket to ensure your utmost comfort.
Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable subterranean expedition? Join one of the daily tours, available seven days a week. The Queen Mine Tour Building, nestled just south of Old Bisbee's bustling business district, easily accessible from the U.S. 80 interchange.