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Address: Mine Rd, Wickenburg, AZ
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+1 602-859-2743

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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... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2015
Jane M
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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141 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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 to sign a responsibility disclaimer, a waist of time..., and get a rose plastic band... More 

3 Thank lapinjano
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49 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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 time you went, did you not consider it might be a good idea to check... More 

3 Thank Jane M
Boerne, Texas
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 open and they are digging all around the old buildings and in time they might... More 

2 Thank Eric S
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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 does a great job of explaining the history, the rejuvenation of the mine, and the... More 

2 Thank Rob W
Milford, Michigan
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440 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
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. Hurry before the buildings slip away.

1 Thank steve r
Lufkin, Texas
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 that day, but then, it is end of summer in the desert, lol.The tour was... More 

2 Thank Jim M
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013

A great look back into the mining history of old west. Discovered by Henry Wickenburg it reeks of history and conjures up ghosts of time long gone.

Wickenburg, Arizona
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013 via mobile

Phoenix wouldn't be the city it is without Vulture Mine. The gold that came out of this mine was how Phoenix got its start. The mine does not currently do tours but it is a nice drive out Vulture Mine road. You can see a lot of the old buildings from the road.

1 Thank Samme45
Wickenburg, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Unfortuately there is only one tour early on Sat. mornings. This is a piece of history that is a must. Very interesting and gives a glimpse into the life of a miner and a gold mine. Try to make it a stop on your visit.

2 Thank northwestgirl777
Tucson, Arizona, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2013

The Vulture mine is open again due to the new mining going on in the area - they have cleaned up a lot of the mine, but you can't view most of the buildings in the area as they are off the tour path. The assay lab (which, looking at photos taken prior to the previous owners taking over the... More 

6 Thank Carmen B

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