Hull Rust Mine View & Hibbing Tourist Senior Center1202 E Howard St
Hibbing, MN 55746
Located 2 miles North of Howard Street on 3rd Avenue East; Tourist Info Center located at 1202 12th Ave East across from the Court House.Get Directions
The world's largest open pit iron ore mine and a national historic landmark. You can view the working mine from the observation area in historic North Hibbing. Please call for group tours. The Hibbing Tourist Center Senior Citizens manages and operates the mine site. Site and gift shop open May 15th thru September 30th each year. Can be opened when not in season, please call for arrangements.
Hours & Dates
Seasonal Hours (May 15 - September 30)
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Open daily 9:00am - 5:00pm.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 64 reviews
Outside of Hibbing is the Hull Rust Mine overlook with a view of about three miles of open pit mine from a high point. You can see typical very large mining equipment on display and then look down at...
— N7006JUtimk, September 20, 2021
The mine view has been relocated to the present location after the mine expanded. This view is much better with a number of mine buckets and a large truck on site. It offers a 360 degree view of...
— davideddoc, August 8, 2021
You can see all of Hibbing from the Memorial Building to our historic High School and Highway 169. We were there on a clear day and we could see the wind turbines east of Mt Iron. The new lookout...
— deniselovinlife, November 24, 2019
My wife and I enjoyed looking at the 360 degree views from this site. You will see some of the old open pit mine and since this is an active mine you will be able to see the massive trucks hauling...
— James99946, July 15, 2019
Super small, but so interesting. The volunteers are always so knowledgable and nice. The kids love climbing on all the things, esp the huge dump truck.
I know it closed at the end of this season...
— WidthAdventures, August 7, 2018