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Vulture Gold Mine

Mine Rd, Wickenburg, AZ
+1 602-859-2743
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There’s Still Gold in Them Thar Hills!

Two hours of pure treat! With historical reference, passion and first-hand working knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
Josephine B
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Scottsdale, Arizona
We found this 8:30am Sat tour AMAZING - worth the "early up"

This Vulture Mine - what is left of the old - is awesome and a real treasure. But hurry to see it... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2015
carefree85377
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West Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“ghost town” (6 reviews)
“gold mine” (9 reviews)
“admission fee” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Mine Rd, Wickenburg, AZ
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+1 602-859-2743
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Reviewed 21 May 2015

Two hours of pure treat! With historical reference, passion and first-hand working knowledge of the mine, our tour guide Norman made history come alive with stories about Wells Fargo hold ups and thieves buried on the grounds, how the man cars were used, pointing out...More

6  Thank Josephine B
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

This Vulture Mine - what is left of the old - is awesome and a real treasure. But hurry to see it as it is truly falling down. Norm Chipps was our tour leader and you will be lucky if he is yours. He possesses...More

5  Thank carefree85377
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

I've been several times to the mine and each time I see more stuff than I had before. It is an interesting place to take photos. I would recommend the cooler months as the land is still pretty wild. It is interesting to visit if...More

5  Thank lilbamboo
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

The mine itself is closed but the area can be viewed and the old pit and surrounding equipment and location of one of the biggest, most profitable gold mines of 100 years ago is well worth taking a look at. The imagination can run wild...More

2  Thank MonikaDery
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Reviewed 24 February 2015

Old dreams and old souvenirs, that's what the Vulture Mine visit reminded me of... The new owner welcomed the fifty some group that were there for the unique visit on Saturday at 8:30 AM. The sun was out and bright, the temperature perfect! Visitors have...More

3  Thank lapinjano
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Reviewed 10 February 2015

I had to write upon being a little bemused by other reviewers. 'Inturn' of 'Ohio' - have you not grasped the concept of checking details before making a long trip (and Phoenix to Wickenburg isn't exactly the continent). And, if it was shut the first...More

3  Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

The time and days that you can visit change as of right now its Saturday morning at 8:30 or 9:30 (sorry I forgot). This is really a neat place if you like old west history. The tour guide is very good. The mine is back...More

2  Thank Eric S
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is a mine abandoned in 1942 that is being brought back into production. Two main attractions: some cool ghost town buildings and tons of memorabilia in the "welcome center." And the tour itself is conducted by the new owner of the mine, and he...More

2  Thank robwU423BX
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Reviewed 27 November 2014

we were in the area recently, and since we love all things of history, we visited. This place is very interesting, lot of artifacts everywhere. Amazing how it began and has been restarted a few times over the years as owners change and prices/technology changes....More

1  Thank steve r
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Reviewed 8 September 2014

Decided to go on the tour, The tour guide was very nice and knew his information. Not a bad tour, wish we could have actually gone into the mine, buildings are in fair shape. The only negative I have is that it was very hot...More

2  Thank Jim M
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