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Address: Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
Phone Number: 520-634-5381
Description: This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in...
This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
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The park rangers at the mansion were able to answer almost every one of our questions, and we had quite a few. Nice and clean facilities, from the picnic area to the restrooms.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The park rangers at the mansion were able to answer almost every one of our questions, and we had quite a few. Nice and clean facilities, from the picnic area to the restrooms.

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Union, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was more of a museum. I was expecting a furnished mansion. There were a few furnishings but more of a history of the copper mining industry. Still interesting and worth a stop.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Definitely watch the video for the best background into the area. Exhibits interesting, but required too much reading. Some really intriguing displays show the structure of mines.

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Batesville, Indiana, United States
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We enjoyed the tour of the house and found the movie very interesting. We learned about mining In the early 1900's. The movie is a great introduction to the town of Jerome. We had been to Bisbee AZ so we had gone down into the mine there so we were acquainted with some of the information. Taking an actual mine... More 

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OLYMPIA
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124 attraction reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

It is hard to imagine building this beautiful old home right next to the working mine, but this was more of a working showcase than anything else. The view is incredble and the eligance of the building given the time and remote nature of Jerome makes this an interesting visit.

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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Douglas Mansion is well worth a visit if you're interested in learning about the history of the town of Jerome, the mining industry of the late 19th and early 20th century, and the Yavapai Black Hills area. Be sure to take in the short documentary video, narrated by a friendly ghost. The views from the mansion are absolutely stunning.

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WI
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35 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Nice movie to give you background on Mr. Douglas and the mining community. Beautiful views of the valley below. Would have liked to see the house as a furnished house instead of a museum, though.

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Finland, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

very informative on history of the town of Jerome, and a lot of artifacts of the mining company , the view of the surrounding mountains & valleys is amazing

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Palmdale, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is a very interesting mansion with a lot of history. Beautifully built with an incredible view of Sedona and the Flagstaff snow covered mountains, the mansion actually has a mine shaft in the back yard. (It's so deep you can't even see to the bottom of the shaft.) There is a movie about the history of the town of... More 

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Rockford IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

wonderful history about the old mining district. lots of artifacts to look at and a short video about the town

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