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Address: 4650 North Mammoth Mine Rd, Apache Junction, AZ 85219
Phone Number: 480 983 0333
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: This abandoned old mining town, which has been refurbished as a tourist...
This abandoned old mining town, which has been refurbished as a tourist attraction, includes a mine tour, rides and shops.
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Cute replica of an old southwestern mining town

Great if you have little kids. We didn't - but were amused anyway. There were plenty of "sights" to see - including an authentic church, great down and dirty bar/restaurant, ice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Great if you have little kids. We didn't - but were amused anyway. There were plenty of "sights" to see - including an authentic church, great down and dirty bar/restaurant, ice cream, train ride - even a zip line.

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York, Maine
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This was a fantastic place to visit! It made me feel like I was in one of the numerous cowboy movies I've seen over the years like "Purgatory". They do a great job with keeping the "village" authentic. A great and beautiful ride to a very interesting and downright cool destination.

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jengo12
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

As other reviewers may have mentioned you must pay for everything you do. I did really enjoy the mine tour. Our guide, Jay, was fantastic. He kept the kids entertained while actually teaching them something. The zip line was fun for the kids. Guys working the zip line were friendly.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

While visiting Scottsdale we went to this attraction and were pleasantly surprised. Not expecting much, we found the train ride informative of the gold mining days, the gold mine tour interesting and the Mystery House a hoot. And for the price, a great day trip.

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Gallup, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We went here on a Thursday afternoon. Kids went on the zipline and reported it was fun. We also went on the train ride, visited the reptile museum, and the church. I really think the best attraction is the reptile museum, because we got to see a lot of different types of rattlesnakes. The man running the museum seemed to... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

My kids were very excited to go here after seeing the website. It is a very cool looking town and was interesting to walk around. But it was mostly gift shops. I thought there would be more to see and do but each little building housed a different kind of shop. So if you want to shop for unique crafts... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

The Ghost town must be filled with old miners but I didn't see any! The "manufactured" mining town has boardwalks, shops, an ice cream sop and even a short train ride with "true" history of the miners lives in the past. Although they all lived in tents the buildings look history appropriate and feels as though you could be in... More 

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South Elgin, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW via mobile

Admission is free, but all the extras cost money and most of them only take cash. Lots of great shops from local artisans. Great restaurants too. My kids love to do gold panning. It was $7/kid. The experience would have been great but the woman they had working was the crabbiest old lady...bordering on mean. Not helpful at all, just... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

We opted to do the goldmine tour and panning for "gold". Both my boys went into great detail recounting it to Grandma so I know they really enjoyed it. Some great photo ops with the town backdrop. Most of the attractions are cash only so come prepared or you will have to use their ATM. Grabbed lunch at the restaurant... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

It was a fun experience! Shopping, train ride, old style buildings, gun fights. You almost feel like you're back in time in the old West. The view of the Superstition mountain was amazing! One word of caution though, this town was rebuilt after it was destroyed in WW2, so don't expect any original buildings to be there, but every building... More 

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