Soudan Underground Mine State Park is a former iron ore mine located on the Vermilion Iron Range in Soudan, Minnesota. In 1962 the mine was turned over to the State of Minnesota and it opened as a State Park in 1965. They strive to preserve the history of the mine and the area. They offer tours of the underground mine and they have exhibits dedicated to the history of the area. Their collection consists of maps of the various underground levels and photos of miners and mining life.