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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Can stand over a 1900ft shaft on a sheet of glass and look down. There’s some awesome old parts and pieces to the mine too. If you shout down into the shaft you can hear it come out across the way. Very...More

Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Audrey is a early version of an elevator to take workers down the mine shaft. A vertical drop of 1900 feet. straight down the shaft is about 1/3 deeper than the Empire State Building is tall.

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Stopped here to have a picnic lunch. Although not spectacular, we were able to read up on some of the mining history of the area without paying for admission to the historic park. Very interesting to stand on top of what was at one time...More

Thank Rosierocks1
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Audrey Headframe after hours, so while we stood on the plexiglass over a mile deep hole in the ground, we didn’t get to go further up into the state park. However, it was well worth the turn off the...More

Thank HannahW1207
Reviewed August 5, 2018

4 stars it's free. Donations are appreciated A little stop before the historical museum. Quite an interesting piece of history. The shaft is deeper than the Empire state building is tall, 1900 feet deep. Stand on the glass over the shaft if you dare, take...More

Thank hpresas
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The main feature of the Audrey Headframe Park is the headframe; the structure above the underground Audrey mine shaft. When it was built, headframe was the largest facility of its kind built by the United Verde Extension Company. A neat feature about this park is...More

Thank Bigredmachine
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This shaft, one of three, is named Aubrey and completed in 1918. It was used to raise ore from the mine. Imagine a wood head frame structure and three pulley system to do this from 1918 to 1938! This elevating system raised an amazing 3.6...More

Thank christopherM8134MB
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Loved looking at the mine shaft and machinaries. Worth to drive a little from the Jerome Main Street and look at this.

Thank kmjsc
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Nice small little area outside the Douglas Mansion that has a shaft that goes deeper than the empire state or Eiffel tower.. no admission fee needed.. and it will take you about 10 minutes to see it and take pictures

Thank luigi0077
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

After a visit to the Mansion/museum up the hill, stop in here. An easy, free stop that helps inform understanding of how miners got to work each day and just how far underground they went. Holy cow! Bonus: lots of photo ops for industrial images.

Thank Amy H
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