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Douglas Mansion

Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381
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Jewel of a Museum a Must Visit when in Jerome!

This is a well preserved estate with high quality exhibits that memorialize the history of mining... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
George A. J
Excellent museum with extensive collection of local artifacts, photos and history

James “Rawhide” Douglas built this mansion in 1916 when Jerome was a booming mining town. In 1962... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Holmes Beach, Florida
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well preserved estate with high quality exhibits that memorialize the history of mining in the area and its impact on the environment, Mine models are excellent depictions of the height and depth of the mines. Period furniture and exhibits of the mining...More

Thank George A. J
Reviewed 12 May 2017

James “Rawhide” Douglas built this mansion in 1916 when Jerome was a booming mining town. In 1962 his son, a former US Ambassador to Great Britain, turned the home over to the Arizona State Park service. Their family’s mine extracted nearly 33 million tons of...More

Thank Devata
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Loads of photos, displays, & information about how Jerome, AZ started. Wonderful models & the grounds are amazing.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed this mansion turned into a museum! The home itself was very well built, thick walls, very spacious (over 8000 Sq ft), terrific views, central vacuum system, sweeping patio deck, 2 story over 1 hundred years old! It was filled...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went to Jerome out of curiosity. We got mixed reviews whether we should add this day trip to our travel agenda. I am glad we did, it such a great quaint town with so much history. Enjoyed visiting the mansion and looking at the...More

1  Thank christychristy1
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The Douglas mansion was very interesting. The view from the house is beautiful. It is a part of the state park.

Thank MinnesotaRandy
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The video is the highlight of this attraction. It recounts the history of Jerome and it's mining past through the eyes of a 'ghost'. Cute and informative. The house is currently being refurbished but that doesn't take away from the touring. Def visit before visiting...More

Thank Gooselee
Reviewed 26 February 2017

There was a great movie inside he mansion that made the mansion the perfect 1st stop in Jerome. The movie summarized the town's interesting interesting history, the boom and bust fortunes of its inhabitants more about the gems and minerals in the area than I...More

1  Thank Mary Jo W
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This was well worth the money and time! We learned so much about the area of Jerome. I would definitely take the time to view the movie they show about Jerome. Staff was very friendly and helpful also!

1  Thank KWalker1300
Reviewed 12 February 2017

a great first stop to learn a bit of history of the mining town, then ghost town and now a great tourist stop and shop for many things, Southwest native jewelry, pottery, a cold brew with a great band playing some great rock. We are...More

2  Thank jadehawk
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Jacquie B
what is the admission fee and what hours of operation
18 March 2016|
Response from Globetrotters910 | Reviewed this property |
the fee is $7.00 per adult. Don't remember if there was a break for seniors. Hours are 8:30 - 5:00. The museum closes 15 minutes earlier than the park (it's gated).