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Delaware Copper Mine

Delaware Copper Mine

Operating from 1847 until 1887, this authentic, historic mine offers a walking tour that takes you 100 feet below ground to explore one of the earliest mines to operate during the country's first major mining boom. You'll see pure veins of copper exposed in the walls of the mine, along with other geological interests. A Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

Antique engine display, indoor & outdoor train displays, mining equipment displays, walking trails & picnic facilities, including an underground picnic area. Gift shop.

Open mid-May to mid-October. Self-guided tours daily 10 am to 5 pm in May, June, September & October; 10 am to 6 pm in July & August.

7804 Delaware Mine Road
Delaware, MI 49950
Phone: 906-289-4688, Fax 906-289-4688


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