We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

Is this your business?
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice visit

Well, it certainly was interesting and the view is beautiful from this location. Right around the... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
IndySig
,
Indy
via mobile
Quick History - Black Pebbles in Sidewalks

A decent little stop to learn some history of the Jerome AZ mining town. Once called the wickedest... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
Jeff_the_Explorer
,
Salt Lake City - Utah
via mobile
Read all 193 reviews
107
All photos (107)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“mining town”(19 reviews)
“copper shop”(2 reviews)
“small space”(3 reviews)
About
Houses a collection of minerals and provides information about Jerome's mining past.
Contact
200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
Website
+1 520-634-1066
Reviews (193)
Filter reviews
187 results
Traveler rating
76
86
23
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
76
86
23
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmining towncopper shopsmall spaceminimal feeworth seeingper adultgreat gift shopsmall townmining operationinteresting collectionlots of historywalk upday tripneat placequick stopmine shaftfirst stop
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 187 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is located in the back of a shop and costs about $2 per adult, so it is worth a stop if it is your first time, or if you have never been to Jerome. A vast majority of the exhibits are mostly text...More

Thank Hannah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was most definitely a high-light of our holiday. Remarkably well structured history of America's very own industrial revolution. The photographs and many displays brought together a detailed story of not just the copper mining, but also how the people lived and prospered.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Well, it certainly was interesting and the view is beautiful from this location. Right around the corner is the sliding jail.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Learned about Jerome's history and the ways the city has changed over time. Well worth the couple of bucks we paid to get in!

Thank Kfpmom
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We took an out of the way scenic drive and ended up in Jerome Arizona. If you take Rte 17 north out of Phoenix to Rte 89A, this will take you to the living goast town of Jerome. The mining museum is a must see...More

Thank Jeff N
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

A decent little stop to learn some history of the Jerome AZ mining town. Once called the wickedest city in America. It had prostitution, drinking, gambling, murders, and at one time an average of 47 miner deaths per day ( so I’m told). As note,...More

Thank Jeff_the_Explorer
Reviewed May 7, 2018

On the outside, it has gorgeous views, it's pretty high up in the mountains. We went here before catching the Verde Valley Train ride. It was unimpressive and boring, unless you have an interest in copper mining.

1  Thank Johnna W
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Small, wonderful, filled with local artifacts, and storyboards to inform. $2 admission is well worth your time and dollar. Enjoyed on a rainy day, I learned so much in a very short period of time.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip to this little town. My youngest who is 9 loved the museum. It was a cool thing to see.

Thank Joleen F
Reviewed April 8, 2018

The admission for seniors is $1. This is one of those small town museums that prove to be very interesting. In the 1920's the population was 15,000. Now it is 500. The museum tells the story of Jerome and its people.

1  Thank AZ1912
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Mary M
March 6, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from NomadicCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay! Away from my email for a while. If it's not too late - we ate at Bobby D's Barbecue not far from the museum . It was great food, friendly staff and good for all ages. Hope you enjoy Jerome as much as... More
0
Votes
TJSrQ
December 5, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jeannekat_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Jerome was once a thriving copper mining town that has turned into an artist haven. There are several jewelry artists in the town as well as many others. Including glass artists, painting and my favorite is Janie... More
1
Vote