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Superstition Mountain Museum

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Address: 4087 E Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-8409
Phone Number: 480-983-4888
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Beyond Expectations

I have to admit, I was reluctant to partake of this little museum but the grandkids were in town and wanted to go in after seeing the place as we drove by. A small but very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Gary L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit, I was reluctant to partake of this little museum but the grandkids were in town and wanted to go in after seeing the place as we drove by. A small but very detailed journey into the history of the Superstition area. Well laid out and a natural flow to it. The grandkids had a blast and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small, interesting and ramshackle museum in the Superstition Mountain area, detailing some aspects of the general area, and the much vaunted Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine in particular. Some nice dioramas, and the addition of a volunteer playing a Native American flute added to the experience. The outside exhibits are less exciting although the Elvis Presley church is fairly interesting.

Thank psychokilla
South Brisbane
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a drive through this area, we passed this museum so dropped in. It is small, but has a very detailed history of the Spache Trail origins, some excellent geological displays as well as local stories like the lost Dutchman. We were especially interested in their G scale railway which will open in November 2016 _ nicely done! It has... More 

Thank carolf445
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were surprised by this museum. It's got a tremendous amount of old western movie memorabilia and the location is in the middle of where a lot of the movies were shot. There's an Elvis Chapel from one of his movies....lots of Tom Mix stuff.....and so on. Quite impressive actually. Worth an hr or so if you are in this... More 

Thank RickMIusa
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having watched many movies and television shows shot at this location, it was a must to drive up from Tucson to explore the area. After making a stop at the Tom Mix Memorial rest area on Highway 89 to Florence, we continued to the Museum, where the history of the area, both inside and outside, is covering all the aspects... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Superstition Mountain Museum. There are exhibits in the museum as well as many wonderful exhibits in the outside area. We also enjoyed watching the movie on the area which is in the Church where Elvis is. The views of the Superstition Mountains are stunningly beautiful. One can understand why the area was used to film many movies... More 

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Jeffrey D, Events and Volunteer Coordinator at Superstition Mountain Museum, responded to this review

We at the Superstition Mountain Museum are very proud of the work our dedicated volunteers have put in to create an exciting and informative museum. Our 200+ volunteers are responsible for creating and maintaining all of the awesome displays, exhibits, and attractions you see. They are also very knowledgeable about the Museum, and the Superstition Mountains. More 

Tempe, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad price to walk through small museum. Some interesting artifacts on display. There is an old stamp mill you can walk up the hill to see. A church that was used in an Elvis Presley movie and a big barn with some items to see. All in all it's a place to stop but nothing to write home... More 

Thank Jack K
Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is more than a museum. The out buildings house old western movie sets along with the Elvis Chapel that has survived two fires. It is worth going on the Museum's web site for a rundown of all the interesting features and attractions it has. There is no charge for walking around the 12 acres that is the Museum's land... More 

Thank Paul M
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stopped in just under an hour before they closed. We still enjoyed the museum for a small fee and the gift shop. I wanted to see the Elvis Chapel inside, but spent too much time shopping and missed it. Staff is friendly and informative.

Thank lkcisar58
Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Awesome setting by the Superstitions; very nice museum. Often have special events here; good place to bring visiting friends.

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