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A great way to start the day in Jerome

Don't miss this museum before you explore Jerome. It gives a great historical background to the... read more

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TravellingBee338
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Houston, Texas
Really interesting museum in the coolest town ever !

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum with the interesting history video prior to going into town for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LNM129
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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
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Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
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Reviewed today

Don't miss this museum before you explore Jerome. It gives a great historical background to the town, is an interesting house to explore, and has great panoramic views of the valley. Make sure to stop at the Audrey shaft on the way in (or out)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum with the interesting history video prior to going into town for lunch and touring. Jerome is amazing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LNM129
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Douglas Mansion in Jerome in February 2019. The first thing was a very interesting film on the history of Jerome as a copper mining and boom town. The town of Jerome eventually went bust but has made a comeback with tourism. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank blairkk25
Reviewed February 5, 2019

The Douglas family’s Mining Magnate’s Mansion has thankfully been preserved for posterity and now serves as housing the Museum in the Jerome State Historical Park. You’ll visit it & actually be in it when you visit the Park. Fascinating!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Mansion displays fully relate the mining history of Jerome and the Douglas family. Am glad the town has opened the home as a museum as you can get the feel of the mining era. A short film explains the era and is very informative. Our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank southerngalolemiss
Reviewed January 14, 2019

This house was home to one of the most prominent men during the Jerome mining boom. It has ample parking and has a very informative short movie about the life and history of this influencial man.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JimH85641
Reviewed December 24, 2018

A very nice property with lots of history of the Douglas Family. Great views of the copper mine. This home has been preserved very nicely.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JenJen1865
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We were amazed by the model of the miles of tunnels showing the pattern of drilling especially in an town of so many faults! No wonder the town was sliding downhill! Indoor exhibits included home furnishings, medical clinic materials, minature narrow guage train and panaramic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joell E
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Great piece of history to experience. Rooms are big with a mix of Jerome history and the house history in it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cjfog92
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Very interesting history of this area and community. Visited the shops in the area and stopped for a cold brew where all the miners drank in the last century. Cool visit and worth the drive from Sedona.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cindy1227
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Jacquie B
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Response from Globetrotters910 | Reviewed this property |
the fee is $7.00 per adult. Don't remember if there was a break for seniors. Hours are 8:30 - 5:00. The museum closes 15 minutes earlier than the park (it's gated).
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