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Address: Jerome, AZ 86331
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+1 928-634-0053
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed...

A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. Working sawmill. Animals

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Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona
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Cars Galore

If you love old cars and trucks in glorious stages of rust and decline, this is your place. They are sitting all around, mostly in open air, and many are special and lots of fun... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Botticelli1105
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Helena, Montana
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Hamilton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So surprised to find some lovely gems and crystals the min itself was spooky and totally made sense for this town. Great stories and pictures showcasing the town from before. Loved the ghost appral in the store.

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of character. Endless paths to wonder with old things everywhere. But... we like to photograph and this place is a goldmine of opportunity. If you re not truck or junk people it might not be your cup of tea.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in the Phoenix area I make plans to get to Jerome and visit Old King Mine. I am a photographer by trade and always find something different to shoot here. Love cars and trucks. The scenery is a perfect stage for my photography. I was saddened to here of the loss of the founder. We talked many... More 

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Helena, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you love old cars and trucks in glorious stages of rust and decline, this is your place. They are sitting all around, mostly in open air, and many are special and lots of fun to walk around to view from all angles. For old car lovers, this is a must. The rest of the "ghost town" isn't much to... More 

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, for my husband, he died and went to junk yard heaven! He loves old cars, motorcycles, tools, motors, etc. This self-guided outdoor museum is so weird it's interesting! The first thing I thought is if Mike and Frank from American Pickers ever heard of this place. I don't think anything is for sale, though. It's very interesting history of... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

The road to get there is a little scary but the view and the history of this place is really cool! The town is always busy so be prepared to drive around for a while and stalk drivers to find parking. The museum is great if your into history.

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Thank sweetiepie5371
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old gear head son was in heaven going through all the old trucks, motors and engines. The staff was trying to get the old power generator running which fascinated him. My 6 and 4 year olds really enjoyed feeding the goats and chickens.

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Thank NotTheFakeDeluxe
Denver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Not sure how much of it was junk and how much was history. That is probably a good thing. Bring someone who likes old engines and you will learn a lot.

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Westminster, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

What a fantastic junk yard! It has a working saw mill and soooo many old cars. Neat fun old buildings - dentist, school, assay office, small farm with goats and chickens. If you love old trucks, go visit this neat place! I spent over 2 hours here walking around and enjoying it all.

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Thank Heather R
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We truly enjoyed our visit back in time which was well-worth the $5 entry fee. We found a snake which had died with mouth open wide and would like to know what demise would have explained this?

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