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Jerome State Historic Park

100 Douglas Road, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-5381
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The Douglas Mansion has been an eye-catching landmark in Jerome since 1916, when James S. Douglas built it on the hill just above his Little Daisy Mine. This former home is now a museum devoted to the history of the Jerome area and the Douglas family. The museum features photographs, artifacts and minerals in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. There are more displays outside along with a picnic area offering a beautiful panoramic view of the Verde Valley.
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100 Douglas Road, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-5381

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Excellent video and exhibits detailing the history and development of the town. Worth the small price of admission.

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed June 25, 2017

I as amazed at the history of the area. Great museum with not only artifacts but an accurate history of the area. A very good 20 min or so video as well (do not miss this). I had no idea of how important to the...More

2  Thank B0bK
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Jerome is an interesting city. It is perched on the side of a mountain, literally. It started as an affluent town with up to 1500 residents and as mining declined, went down to less than 100. Currently, more than 500 people live there and it...More

1  Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Before arriving to the town of Jerome we took a side trip to the"Jerome State Historic Park" and were most pleased with the stop.Not only was there a good musem located in the former Douglas Mansion, but a well done video which acquainted us with...More

1  Thank car153
Reviewed June 2, 2017

This was our first time to Jerome, but had been told by many friends and relatives how great it is. We were amazed as we drove through town, but this really put things in perspective. The exhibits really painted a picture of the history of...More

1  Thank pwb77
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Start Jerome history lesson here. You will learn how and who came here and why. You will learned more about mining in Arizona and you will see how the owner of the most prosperous mine the Little Daisy lived. Stop by the last room and...More

1  Thank Anna G
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

In the former mansion on top of a hill you can go back in time and learn about mining copper. There is an interesting film to be seen which lasts for half an hour. There are also lots of minerals which can be seen on...More

1  Thank Hans V
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Jerome is supposibly a haunted western town with some antique shops and bars. This area was a cute place where we ate at the Haunted Hamburger. This was a good place to get a good burger. There are also a lot of opportunities for tours,...More

Thank Paige T
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We really enjoyed this state park/musuem. The video is a little hokey but thoroughly enjoyable. The displays have a lot of information about this mining community and the many disasters it suffered--can you spell F-I-R-E-S? They had lots of artifacts and rangers around that you...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We spent about 3 hours at the site going through the mansion and reading about the mining that took place on this site. It was very interesting and well worth our time. It is amazing that there was such a level of innovation back in...More

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Amanda C
March 1, 2017|
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Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Amanda, Yes, it's an easy and quite scenic drive. Its about 20-35-min drive, depending on where in Sedona you're leaving from. The roads are steep, but are in great shape. Once in Jerome, many of the roads are narrow and... More
August 30, 2015|
Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Donna, The parking is directly adjacent to the main entrance of the Douglas Mansion with only a short walk to the front door. From the front patio, you get a beautiful view of Jerome in the South and Cottonwood & Sedona to... More
George 'Brick' H
May 3, 2015|
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Response from puppetgal8 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour seems right. then plan to go up to the town of Jerome for a number of good restaurants. We liked the Haunted Hamburger... sounds funky but the food was EXCELLENT. Then walk off your meal wandering into some... More