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Delaware Copper MineTours

7804 Delaware Mine Rd, Mohawk, MI 49950-9562
+1 906-289-4688
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A favorite stop!

We really enjoyed our tour of the Delaware Copper Mine. You first watch a video that tells you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer R
via mobile
Delaware Mine: Self-Guided Workout!

Tour started with a video of what a person will find when walking the mine. I recommend taking a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JerryLynn M
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Hooversville, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“self guided” (16 reviews)
“own pace” (5 reviews)
“oreos” (5 reviews)
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7804 Delaware Mine Rd, Mohawk, MI 49950-9562
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+1 906-289-4688
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything we needed to experience a copper mine with our daughters ages 8,6,4. The owners are very friendly and even introduced us to their pet skunk, Snickers. The intro video was very informative and led right into the self-guided mine tour. The gift shop is...More

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

Thank you for your kind review. Be sure to visit us again, after we get our new Lore of the Lakes Maritime Museum completed!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Watch a video, don a hard hat, and away you go. Down the 100 steps into the ground. Fun self guided tour of the mine. Surprising how far you can go underground. Nice to be able to do it at your own pace.

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

Thanks, Dave! Come back and again, and see what's new. You won't be disappointed.

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Very fun. We went on a rainy day so didn't get to walk outside much but they have a trail system set up to check out old mining buildings. The owners are very friendly. Then mine is fun to walk through. And I think they...More

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

Thank you for the kind review. We ARE pet friendly, and welcome all pets here. Please come see us again, and tour our new maritime museum!

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Definitely a must see to go down into the mine. Amazing the conditions that people used to work in. Recommend taking flashlights as they are not provided with the tour. Lots of bats to see also. Make sure you take your coat

Thank Hembrough1803
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Wasn't the most exciting thing we did in copper harbor bit was worth the adventure. Self guided tour. Rough terrain and steps. Still fun to explore

Thank B3amt3am
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Okaaayyy.....so if you've never been in a mine you'll think it's pretty cool. You do get to see some slopes and adits and a car and tools, etc. However!! You may not know enough to think much about the safety issues. Last summer (2015) my...More

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Lani P, Owner at Delaware Copper MineTours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

I am sorry that the experience wasn't more positive, but we went from guided to self-guided tours when the economy tanked, and that is how we were able to survive. When doing this, we found that the majority of our customers actually liked the self-guided...More

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