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Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town

1000 Perkinsville Rd, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053
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Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona
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$ 5.00 PER PERSON. This was the little town of Haynes Az . A suburb of (Jerome Billion Dollar Copper Camp). They mined gold here from 1890 to 1914. The mine shaft goes down 1270 ft. You can view it but you can not go down in it. We do offer gold or gem panning .The tour is self guided with the employees performing exhibits such as 1914 gas Whitte saw mill, black Smith making knives etc. , various antique engines and mining equipment demonstrations. You can walk through some of the old buildings such as dentist, school, assay, etc. They are filled with old antiques. There is a unique collection of antique trucks, cars , motorcycles ( varies types of vintage transportation). The kids love our petting zoo ( Pedro the donkey is world famous .) There are mini goats, Bella the mini pig, chickens and Miss Bessie the orphan calf.) Great country gift shop with unique gifts. Also have a wood working shop and a old time garage were restorations of these antique vehicles go on.
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“old cars” (74 reviews)
“the owner” (59 reviews)
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1000 Perkinsville Rd, Jerome, AZ 86331
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+1 928-634-0053
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"old cars"
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"the owner"
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"don robertson"
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"eclectic collection"
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"passed away"
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"walk around"
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"step back in time"
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"gift store"
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"self guided tour"
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"great place to visit"
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"cool place"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like nostalgia, ghost towns, and old cars you HAVE to visit this place! I come from a family of classic car owners so this place was out of this world. The old cars, saw mill, mining equipment, it was downright fascinating. We were...More

1  Thank lrwells
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome place off the beaten path. Found out the original owner had passed and the family is in the process of restoring and cleaning up to better utilize the vintage items and land. We will be back to visit this gem again. Loved...More

Thank Denise W
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

If you're interested in old buildings , history & ancient machines this place is well worth a visit at $5 a head. Others may think it's just a load of scrap metal but my wife and I spent well over an hour browsing around with...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We drove up there to see the old mining area. There are tons of rusting vehicles and old buildings. Don’t think it was worth the $5/person to walk around, but maybe others would disagree. They need to do more if they want to attract visitors.

1  Thank laMadre1
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is not much of a Ghost town not much in the way of buildings but lots of old vehicles. Very interesting place. Wish it wasn't so cluttered.

Thank Ben P
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Our family of five had such a fun day in Jerome exploring the shops, taking in the sights and learning about the history. The drive to Jerome from Cottonwood was insane. We drove a few miles to the Ghost Town, which created suspense and was...More

Thank Carrie41952
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We drove up to the Jerome museum on a Sunday afternoon. 3 generations of our family were on the trip. The 3 kids [ages 14-17] found that we probably stayed at the museum a little too long. However, the museum has a lot of information...More

1  Thank DMB1523
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Waste of time. Never saw so much junk before. Not sure why they have any customers. So many better options.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We were about to leave Jerome when someone mentioned to my husband that there was a ghost town 2 miles past the fire station. My husband likes history and was thrilled to poke around in this old part of the town. The kids found it...More

Thank Dawn L
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place is amazing..old cars, trucks, mine left overs, buildings and a cute gift shop. You can also hand feed animals with food purchased in the gift shop and check out the property..there is sooooo much to see. Well worth the money!!

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Chris S
7 December 2017|
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Response from LovemyAcura | Reviewed this property |
yes and there is a discount admission for a disability
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gloriaweiss1
26 September 2017|
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Response from Lawito | Reviewed this property |
In the gift shop you pay a fee to enter the mine
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Julie W
16 March 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I personally can't answer that. But you can call the souvenir store I believe and they can answer that question. You can go to the website for the info.
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