Wednesday, June 13, 2012 By Aaron Brown
CHISHOLM, MN, JUNE 5, 2012 – Minnesota Discovery Center, Hibbing Taconite and Shubat Transportation are teaming up again this summer to provide Hibbing Taconite Mine Tours to the public. Departing from the Minnesota Discovery Center, tours are offered Thursdays from June 21st through August 16th and last approximately 2 hours. You’ll feel like an actual miner as you slip on your hard hat and safety glasses and watch as iron ore miners navigate 100-ton maintenance trucks, large drilling rigs and huge bulldozers. Cost for the tour is $5 per person. No photographs allowed while on Hibbing Taconite property. Small children (under 10) not allowed. Experience mining on the Iron Range. For reservations, call Minnesota Discovery Center at 800.372.6437.