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Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

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Impressive museum highlighting the town and the industry that made it

Pretty expansive museum, with some great exhibits outlining the history of the mining industry, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenview, Illinois
Loved the shop in the front of the museum

This is a lovely place to find local made copper jewelry. it is in the heart of copper country... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol A
Amarillo, Texas
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  • Average12%
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“mining town”(20 reviews)
“small space”(3 reviews)
“per adult”(4 reviews)
Houses a collection of minerals and provides information about Jerome's mining past.
200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
+1 928-634-1066
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 August 2014

On our recent trip to Sedona, we decided to take a ride and visit the old mining town of Jerome which now boasts lots of nice shops and some really beautiful and unique art galleries. It was a hot day when we decided to make...More

5  Thank 22Cool
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 April 2014

It only costs $5 to go through the museum. The 20-minute video featuring a "ghost" as narrator explains everything you need to know about Jerome, the Little Daisy Mine, and the surrounding area. It's quite entertaining and educational. Enjoy all of the views from all...More

2  Thank RVing_Bikers2
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All reviews mining town small space per adult interesting history small town copper mining day trip early days history lesson quick stop gift store neat place mine shaft first stop back in the day self guided tour great place to visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little gem of a museum will take some time to appreciate. It is small, compact, and loaded with information about the mining town’s history, placing it in context in a timeline with our country’s development as well. And Jerome is a fascinating example of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty expansive museum, with some great exhibits outlining the history of the mining industry, and a town that went from nothing, to boom, to being sleep again. Catch the movie featuring a "ghost"- really informative.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to find local made copper jewelry. it is in the heart of copper country. Jerome is interesting on its own with lots of shops and restaurants and tourists with very little parking. This was our favorite shop and I walked...More

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating, intriguing and educational. A small entry fee required. A factional and photo documentation of the trials and tribulations of the mining history of this area.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We went to this museum during the day. We thought it looked really cute and interesting. The kids were free, so that was nice. But there was a lot of things that you had to read to find cool information, so kids just blew right...More

1  Thank Nafpsu
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We just accidentally found the museum while we were out walking around town. It was an interesting history of the mine and does not take long to walk though. If you want to know more about the history of Jerome this is s quick self...More

Thank JoannaW65
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Learn more about mining and the early days of Jerome at this museum located in the heart of town. An inexpensive history lesson before heading down to the Audrey Headframe and Douglas Mansion.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in the back of a shop and costs about $2 per adult, so it is worth a stop if it is your first time, or if you have never been to Jerome. A vast majority of the exhibits are mostly text...More

Thank HannahW1207
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This was most definitely a high-light of our holiday. Remarkably well structured history of America's very own industrial revolution. The photographs and many displays brought together a detailed story of not just the copper mining, but also how the people lived and prospered.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Well, it certainly was interesting and the view is beautiful from this location. Right around the corner is the sliding jail.

Thank IndySig
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Mary M
6 March 2017|
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Response from NomadicCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay! Away from my email for a while. If it's not too late - we ate at Bobby D's Barbecue not far from the museum . It was great food, friendly staff and good for all ages. Hope you enjoy Jerome as much as... More
6 December 2016|
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Response from jeannekat_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Jerome was once a thriving copper mining town that has turned into an artist haven. There are several jewelry artists in the town as well as many others. Including glass artists, painting and my favorite is Janie... More