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Historical Work In Progress

We pull in and are getting our bearings and an older man in an Artic Cat pulls up. My kids were... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
via mobile
Great place to see for history in mining Arizona

Wonderful place to see some history! But be aware that it can get very hot during the summer... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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Sep 9, 2018
“Historical Work In Progress”
Jan 18, 2018
“Great place to see for history in mining Arizona”
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36610 N 355th Ave, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2092
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We pull in and are getting our bearings and an older man in an Artic Cat pulls up. My kids were using the porta potty and we gave him our money (10.00 per person kids under six are free) he explained that because it was...More

1  Thank Starcrusher
Reviewed January 18, 2018

Wonderful place to see some history! But be aware that it can get very hot during the summer. Days that they are open vary.

1  Thank backsthepack
Reviewed July 7, 2017

We drove to Wickenburg to see Vulture mines today, after stopping at the chamber to get directions we were disappointed to find out it is not opening maybe until October. Very unfortunate we didn't see that on the website.

5  Thank ChestermereCowgirl
Reviewed March 13, 2017

I have waited 3 years to be able to visit the Vulture Mine! Joyce, the tour host, gave a wonderfully informative, and humorous, tour for over 2 hours. Much walking around the property and equipment, so wear good walking shoes or hiking boots (no flip...More

4  Thank WenatcheeWayne
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Joyce led us on a fun and very informative 2 hour tour! We learned about hard rock mining in both the past and the present and were able to see through a window into the past to the miners lives and the many dangers they...More

2  Thank Mandonan
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

My son and I woke early on our Saturday morning and drove all the way to the Vulture mine making sure we arrived on time for the gates to open at 9:30am and the 10:00am tour. When we arrived we were one of six vehicles...More

2  Thank Creeperbait2013
Reviewed November 5, 2016

We had the best time ever on the tour today! So many stories of the past at the mine with old photos to go along with. Finding out about the old equipment and how it was used was very interesting.

1  Thank Joyce R
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was my 3rd tour of the mine over the past 20 years, and it was interesting to see the effects of time and weather have had on the original buildings. In my previous 2 visits, they were self-guiding, but this time we had a...More

1  Thank Doug M
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Be aware this is NOT a tour of the mine or any of the current mining operations--you're going to meander through the dirt, attempting to glean any bit of significant information while trying to avoid the distraction of fidgety, noisy kids, bored out of their...More

5  Thank YakCat
Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We pulled in on bikes and vehicles hauling kids and family about 30 in all and from the first minute we stopped we we told to hurry and coyldnt even take a breather from the long haul out there, after the lady rushed us some...More

5  Thank Kyle G
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