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Address: , Jerome, AZ
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Description: A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed...
A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings.
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This was an amazing place in Jerome, Arizona to visit as well. A lot of old vehicles from cars, trucks, tractors, etc. A lot of history to go with this place as well. The owner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This was an amazing place in Jerome, Arizona to visit as well. A lot of old vehicles from cars, trucks, tractors, etc. A lot of history to go with this place as well. The owner Ron was incredibly friendly and was not afraid to talk to you and answer any questions you had readily available to ask. I definitely recommend... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

When you see signs for an old abandoned mine and ghost town - of course you go! Unfortunately, the mine seems to be just a coincidence - there are old buildings and some remnants of the mining operation but these aren't explained or highlighted. Even a pamphlet with a self-guided walking tour about how things used to work would have... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband, myself, and a friend of ours spent the morning in Jerome, AZ at the gold King Mine. This place is very unique and funk of really cool old vehicles and other small paraphernalia. We did a photo shoot at this location...it is great because there are tons of bright colors and and scenery to get the perfect picture.... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

If you are interested in mining history or the history of Jerome, or, really, history of any kind - don't bother. The signs say "Ghost Town" and "Mine Museum", but in reality it is a junkyard. An impressive junkyard, yes, but still a junkyard. And, you know, the problem isn't that I don't like rusty old vehicles (and zillions of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love junk yards and old cars so I loved this. If you don't , don't go. LOTS of old vehicles , shacks and character. If you are a serious photographer this is a must.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You can absolutely love it or see it as a huge junk yard of rusting memorabilia. My husband was definitely of the former group. He thought it was amazing what had been collected and was happy that it was all higaldy-pigaldy. I would have liked more information on the mine itself and on the mining operation that gave the area... More 

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Witham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Well after coming away from Montezuma's Castle this was a trip back in time and much appreciated by our group of UK bikers. We got to the mine up a delicious twisty road to and through Jerome and ending up on gravel all the way to the Car Park.Once inside through the shop where you could indulge yourself in many... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were told by many people to visit Jerome, and so we went. This is an old mining town, there are some tours, but we were disappointed and didn't feel it was worth the time. We visited several of the art studios and the Gold King Mine. There are some resturants there, but we turned around and went back to... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Looked like a fun little ghost town. The day we went was ungodly hot and the gift shop at the entrance did not have a/c. Then we found out it was going to cost money to walk around the abandoned buildings and it was just too darn hot so we left. Maybe next time, if it's cooler.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I visited last week with my family and was very uncomfortable with the owner's need to negatively air his political views both on a hand written sign inside the Town and verbally to us as visitors. I have no problem with people having strong political beliefs, but feel it is inappropriate for a family tourist attraction to play politics (especially... More 

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