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Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
+1 520-634-1066
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Small cheap but very informative

What a place around 1900. Mining history....living history....gun battle... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gorklud
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Bryant, Indiana
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Go Here First!

This Hisotrical Museum is small but good. We went here first before going to the State... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MinnesotaRandy
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Minnesota
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“mining town” (16 reviews)
“rich history” (5 reviews)
“copper shop” (2 reviews)
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200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
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+1 520-634-1066
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a place around 1900. Mining history....living history....gun battle descriptions....artifacts...red light social life description....Truly the wild west panorama....all for 4 bucks and 20 minutes of yor time if youre a fast reader.

Thank Gorklud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hisotrical Museum is small but good. We went here first before going to the State Park/Douglas Mansion. This helped us to have a better understanding before going to the State Park. It provides good key information about the town and mining.

Thank MinnesotaRandy
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After lunch at Grapes we took in the Copper Shop and museum. We reviewed the history of mining in Jerome and viewed the various artifacts and photos of the mining operation and the miners themselves. Who Jerome is named for is explained in the exhibit....More

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Pretty good if you like old mining equipment displays and photographs. There's something fascinating about how hard some people worked many years ago. Also something fascinating about how some people lived. Lots of information on the costs of mining to the people and environment.

Thank rdsaundrs
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This previously defunct mining town has been revived by its historical society and today is an interesting collection of restoration, museums, and shops including many artists. The drive from Phoenix is not difficult. Because this is located on top of a mountain, streets and sidewalks...More

Thank klare44
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Jerome is wonderful. It's a sweet, friendly little counter-culture artist haven with a view and history you won't believe. Great shopping, super food and a view that's staggering. No wonder people keep insisting on living on the side of a mountain that keeps moving. A...More

Thank Marissa B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a great place to start your day in Jerome. The $2/person admission was well worth it. The museum is small but had a lot of local history jammed in there. It is not just history of the mine which was interesting but information...More

Thank Juliette G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

A great place to start your visit to Jerome... Small but very interesting.. It covered most all of the aspects of the mining town over the years.

Thank Don H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If I hadn't read about this museum on TA, I would have walked right past it. My son recently did a report on AZ which included its history of copper mining so we decided to make the stop. We didn't have a lot of time--maybe...More

1  Thank mrs0
Reviewed 12 March 2017

$2 to get in. Small but informative. Lots to read but lots of old pics and really gives you a good feel for the history of this lovely little mountain town. Terrific gift shop too! Beautiful views in Jerome. Loved this little town!

Thank Roni S
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Mary M
Is there a restaurant or café onsite? Would two boys ages 10 and 11 enjoy the sight?
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
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Who is the copper jewelry artist?
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
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