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Douglas Mansion

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Address: Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
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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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great visit prior to going into town

a great first stop to learn a bit of history of the mining town, then ghost town and now a great tourist stop and shop for many things, Southwest native jewelry, pottery, a cold... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jadehawk
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Mesa, Arizona

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Mesa, Arizona
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a great first stop to learn a bit of history of the mining town, then ghost town and now a great tourist stop and shop for many things, Southwest native jewelry, pottery, a cold brew with a great band playing some great rock. We are going back again next month when our daughter's family flies down.

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Auburn, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Douglas mansion is somewhat interesting and gives some background on the history of copper mining in the area. Takes about half an hour to see.

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Newport News, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

This visit gave a good overview but the 7.00 per person was a little pricey. The movie had good information if you could get past the hokey ghost telling the story. It was nice to get the backgroud of the town before visiting.

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Charlotte, NC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

The park includes the mansion but to tour the mansion and see the video, you need to pay a fee. It was $7 for adults and honestly, I think that was about $2 too much but I understand they need to cover their expenses. The opening video offers a good insight on the boom and bust of the town and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

If you visit Jerome, you must visit this museum. It was our first stop so we really had background for other attractions in this very well preserved mining town. Although our grandchildren were not with us, I think 10 years+ would do ok.

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Denver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

In such a small town you have to see it all. The history of the town is interesting and it goes over it all. Love the old historic photos.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We were a party of seven including 3 teenagers. All of liked the Mansion, which was built for an owner of the mine. In addition to the artifacts, there is a movie shown about once per hour that is worth seeing. The spokesperson in the movie is a "ghost". The best part is learning about Jerome which it one time... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Definitely do this before going into Jerome. It gives a great picture of what it was and what it is. So many changes... The building itself is very interesting and the view is spectacular. If you are going to Jerome, do not miss this. and by all means watch the video -- not only informative but very entertaining.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a must if you really want the goods on the town of Jerome. We really enjoyed it. Listen to the "ghost" video, and it will enlighten you as to a little of what it must of been like. Interesting. I really enjoyed it. The views are spectacular.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

My husband and I took a self guided tour of this mansion while on vacation in Jerome. There is a lovely video in a back room that tells you the history of the town. I highly recommend visiting!

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