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Douglas Mansion

Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381
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A must visit

For those that are interested in history and the overall story of Jerome I would highly recommend a... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Peoria, Illinois
A Great Start To Understand The History of Jerome

We knew nothing about Jerome prior to entering the museum. We stumbled across the town on our way... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“state park” (16 reviews)
“great britain” (2 reviews)
Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
+1 520-634-5381

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

For those that are interested in history and the overall story of Jerome I would highly recommend a stop at the Douglas museum. There is so much to see and learn about the life of Jerome as well as life in general in a once...More

Thank E333d
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We knew nothing about Jerome prior to entering the museum. We stumbled across the town on our way from Vegas to Cottonwood on Highway 89A one evening. We had no idea we were in store for so many curves and were amazed when we saw...More

Thank DisneyTouristGuy
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This museum/house is ok. The best part is the video regarding the town (it's about 20 min). If you love mining, rocks, then you will like this a great deal. I did not find the Douglas family as impressive as others.

Thank nancy w
Reviewed 1 June 2017

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
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Jacquie B
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).