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Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town

Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053
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Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona
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$5 per person.A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. Working sawmill. Animals
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Jerome, AZ 86331
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I think the title is the review. Certainly the old trucks are interesting, but it's still primarily a junkyard you can walk through after paying the admission. The owner is genius, people pay to walk around and look at all his junk. I really didn't...More

1  Thank Altross
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Gold King Mine - before current owners came here (after mysterious fire) there was a house of Father John. There never was a mine there, much less one that mined gold.. Now it is not even a ghost town but a junkyard with a lot...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

It is more of a display of several old cars and trucks and equipment. Very interesting but not what I expected. Spectacular views!!!

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This actually is the site of an abandoned mine and mining town, but it's also the repository of the owners many, many, many old and rusting vintage cars. What seems like acres of cars in various states of rust and disrepair. It's fascinating. I'm not...More

Thank kmdl
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Spent 3+ hours walking the grounds and snapping pictures. The vintage vehicles, tools, etc. are in great condition and displayed so you can sit in and pick up. We had so much fun.

1  Thank Trenly Y
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Don Robertson was born in Iowa in 1943, became a master mechanic in the Army Reserves and loved vintage trucks, cars, motorcycles, motors and machines of all types. He had a dream to create his own ghost town where he could collect and tinker to...More

Thank Devata
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

While visiting Jerome, we happened upon this place & decided to check it out...so glad we did. This place has so much stuff from old mining equipment, old cars, buildings, even a few farm animals. It's really hard to describe it so if ur in...More

1  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

For $5 per person, you really can't go wrong. It's a self guided tour, so you can take as much or as little time as you like. I've read that some people looked at it as a pile of junk, which it is if you...More

Thank 33juli33
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A friend & I spent a couple of hours here. So many interesting things to see....mining equipment, buildings, automobiles, etc. High on the mountain as the city of Jerome is. The gift shop is great too with friendly personnel.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Our group of 18 had a great time visiting this blast from the past. There are so many things to see here that I wish we would have had more time. A great place to visit for car enthusiast, and people that like to see...More

Thank Tammy R
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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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Scottie D
29 March 2016|
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Response from dsummer1956 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very narrow road to get there with steep grades and hairpin-type turns.
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Amanda M
5 March 2016|
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Response from NancyJo519 | Reviewed this property |
I would be very careful if I took my pet. There are donkeys, chickens and other animals "free ranging" the area.
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