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Jerome Mining history - must see film (30 min) - lots great exhibits

Went here while visiting Jerome, and it was raining, so this was a good rainy day activity. There... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cfsdir
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Bluffton, South Carolina
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Good place to learn the history of Jerome

The Douglas Mansion is basically a museum of the history of Jerome located in the Jerome State... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JonInIndy
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Indpls., IN
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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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+1 520-634-5381
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here while visiting Jerome, and it was raining, so this was a good rainy day activity. There was a small fee ($5/pp) which includes access to many rooms of exhibits and a 30minute film. If you want to explore properly, need at least 60...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Douglas Mansion is basically a museum of the history of Jerome located in the Jerome State Historic Park. There is a small fee to enter. A short continuous-running film that gives one a good idea of the life and times in Jerome plays in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Formally the Mansion of the owner of one of the mines, it is now the State Historic Park. There are plenty of exhibits to see and a movie that gives a great history of Jerome.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we were eating at the Asylum Restaurant, we kept wondering what this place was. After lunch, we tried to go in the town of Jerome but the traffic was terrible and there was no place to park. As we were leaving town, we saw...More

Thank Gina W
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Jerome is a fascinating place and a visit to the Douglas Mansion is a must do. Apart from the exhibits there is an excellent video presentation on the history of the town and how it went from being a successful copper mining town to ghost...More

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Bring the kids, grandm kids, parents, etc.. Theres something for everyone. Tour the the Douglas Mansion, watch the video and see how minning was back in the day.

1  Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Located in the town of Jerome, this former mansion now turned into a museum has some great artifact from the time the town of Jerome was booming with people due to the mining business.. the entrance is $7.00 per person but if you have a...More

1  Thank luigi0077
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

House and equipment displays are well-preserved and displayed to effectively tell the story of Jerome. Views of the town and mountains are also fantastic. Start your trip to Jerome here.

1  Thank Amy H
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

A great museum with lots of information about copper mining. This was largest copper mine in the country and provided copper from pennies to wiring. It also has great models showing the mine shafts and depths. Great history.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My girlfriend and I visited Jerome, AZ for a day as we were staying in Sedona. The drive was pretty easy and the scenery was refreshingly dichotomous from our typical Wisconsin backdrop. Upon reaching the small derelict mining town, we first stopped at the Douglas...More

1  Thank Will G
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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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