Delaware Copper Mine

Delaware Copper Mine

Located 12 miles south of Copper Harbor, the Delaware Copper Mine dates from 1847-1887. Eight million pounds of copper were removed from the five shafts that reached a depth of 1,400 feet with ten levels. The tour takes you down shaft No. 1 to the first level. You'll see pure veins of copper exposed in the walls of the mine. Model train, rock & mineral and mining displays, antique engines, petting zoo and walking trails. Museum and gift shop at the mine site. Open daily June thru October. A Heritage Site of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.

Delaware Mine

Contact Information



Copper Harbor, MI 49918

Driving Directions

Phone: (906) 289-4688


Location of Delaware Copper Mine

Map of Michigan