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Quincy Mine

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Address: 49750 US Highway 41, Hancock, MI 49930-9775
Phone Number: +1 906-482-3101
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Great history tour!

This is a wonderful piece of American history that most people know nothing about. Great tour and friendly staff. Loved the jewelry at the gift shop. Local artists.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Deb S
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Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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Kewaskum, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful piece of American history that most people know nothing about. Great tour and friendly staff. Loved the jewelry at the gift shop. Local artists.

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Houghton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Keweenaw National Heritage site is definitely worth a visit, even if you're a local like me who has lived here for years and never explored the heaviest steam hoist of its kind in the world. Explore aboveground, then take a scenic tram down the hillside into the East Adit of the mine, where you experience the conditions miners endured... More 

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Cedar Hill, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Took a lot of time exploring the buildings and reading information while we waited for our tour. This was a great experience even without the tour. But the tour was an excellent finish. Guide was pleasant and informative. The cog railway ride down to the mine was fun.

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Detroit
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very nice tour of the mine and the guide was informative. Interesting part of history. If you are in Hancock Houghton area this is a must see!

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Thank kate413
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49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was visiting with friends who grew up on the Keweenaw Peninsula, and one of them (only one of them had been on it before) recommended doing the mine tour. The first part of the tour (after selecting warm jackets from a rack, for wearing underground) was in a large turbine room. We looked at the machinery created to transport... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Just sight seeing in the UP and came across this. Wow!! We spent a good hour just walking around and looking at all the remains...so interesting! We did not take the mine tour as it takes about an hour and a half. But even so it's well worth a stop!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a historic site that is affiliated with the national park system and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is a wonderful tour that is very informative about this period of the U.S. history (mid-1800s to mid-1900s). There are several buildings to self-explore. But the heart of the tour of this copper mine involved taking a vertiginous cog tram... More 

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Thank John M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This is a must do if you are interested in history of the area. Go for the full tour which is a surface tour and mine shaft tour. You will go approximately 400 ft below the surface to have a glimpse of what a miners working conditions were like. Fascinating to be in the steam hoist building that my great... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

the guide was excellant and answered all our questions. We really enjoyed the history she provided to us.

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Shawnee Mission
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The Quincy Mine is an important part of our country's history going back over 100 years. Put this on your bucket list. Two parts to the tour. The first is the massive steam hoist. Seeing is believing! The story behind the hoist is amazing in its own right. From there you go to the mine entrance via a cog railway.... More 

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