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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Beautiful and informative

What a great place to simply just taking the absolute beautiful sights of the beautiful Southwest Sonoran Desert. Also very informative you will learn about the desert and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Scott W
Surprise, Arizona
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Surprise, Arizona
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great place to simply just taking the absolute beautiful sights of the beautiful Southwest Sonoran Desert. Also very informative you will learn about the desert and the surrounding area some of the Legends etcetera definitely a must go to place

Thank Scott W
Mesa, Arizona
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242 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to the museum to see what it was like and was pleasantly surprised. There is an awful lot of history packed into that small space. While there, I took a trip around the grounds and there was even more to see outside. They are running the stamp mill on select Monday's, so make sure you visit their website and... More 

Thank Bill R
Edgerton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of photo ops on this walking tour. Two great little gift shops that carry authentic gift and jewelry items. I was impressed that this attraction is cared for and manned by volunteers. The $5 fee to go through the Lost Dutchman museum located in the back of the gift shop goes towards the maintenance to the priceless historical marker... More 

Thank Qodnile
Apache Junction, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stamp mill is amazing . beautiful setting with the superstition's and flat iron in the background.

Thank torogooder
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to bring visiting family. Lots to see. The Elvis Chapel is so cool. Don't forget to visit the barn and Museum.

Thank Helena S
Cedar Park, Tx
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162 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This museum was worth a couple of hours. The museum is really a 2 part experience. The first part is inside the museum building. There is a neat hodgepodge of antiques and museum exhibits. About 2/3's of the way through,, a museum employee came in and played an Indian flute while we were walking around. The Museum covered life in... More 

Thank Cedar_Park_chump
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This museum provides visitors with a birds-eye view of how this landmark evolved and how folks lived and worked. There are several miniature scenes used for western movies along with actual stables, iron works, and ore mining apparatus. Don't forget the gift shop to find a large variety of souvenirs. The volunteers are very informative and are really friendly.

Thank Bryan K
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Come to this arid lair of snakes, spiders, and scorpions??? Visit this informal museum in the East Valley and learn about the geological, cultural, and economic history of the area. Required visit for all snowbirds (winter residents migrating from the frozen north) as wel as just-passing-through's. Rubberneck through the assemblage of mining machinery spanning over a century. Marvel at the... More 

Thank Joel H
Krabi Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

A small shop with a little museum in the back. It was a little over priced for what it was. But if you are rolling around the area it is some thing to burn a little time. I was more interested in what the had out back and the stunning view of the mountain then the museum inside.

Thank scubacindy818
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This museum is a great place to learn about the Superstitions! The gift shop has a wide variety of items from Native American jewelry to Books about the area. They have outdoor evening concerts with the Superstition Mountains as a back drop. Also have wonderful Thursday lectures about the area.


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