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Address: Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
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+1 520-634-5381
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in...

This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.

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If you visit Jerome, you must visit this museum. It was our first stop so we really had background for other attractions in this very well preserved mining town. Although our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2016
eahaman
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Newport News, Virginia
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit gave a good overview but the 7.00 per person was a little pricey. The movie had good information if you could get past the hokey ghost telling the story. It was nice to get the backgroud of the town before visiting.

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Charlotte, NC
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687 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park includes the mansion but to tour the mansion and see the video, you need to pay a fee. It was $7 for adults and honestly, I think that was about $2 too much but I understand they need to cover their expenses. The opening video offers a good insight on the boom and bust of the town and... More 

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Thank 2BEis2SKI
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If you visit Jerome, you must visit this museum. It was our first stop so we really had background for other attractions in this very well preserved mining town. Although our grandchildren were not with us, I think 10 years+ would do ok.

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

In such a small town you have to see it all. The history of the town is interesting and it goes over it all. Love the old historic photos.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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52 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were a party of seven including 3 teenagers. All of liked the Mansion, which was built for an owner of the mine. In addition to the artifacts, there is a movie shown about once per hour that is worth seeing. The spokesperson in the movie is a "ghost". The best part is learning about Jerome which it one time... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Definitely do this before going into Jerome. It gives a great picture of what it was and what it is. So many changes... The building itself is very interesting and the view is spectacular. If you are going to Jerome, do not miss this. and by all means watch the video -- not only informative but very entertaining.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is a must if you really want the goods on the town of Jerome. We really enjoyed it. Listen to the "ghost" video, and it will enlighten you as to a little of what it must of been like. Interesting. I really enjoyed it. The views are spectacular.

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Thank rologo
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My husband and I took a self guided tour of this mansion while on vacation in Jerome. There is a lovely video in a back room that tells you the history of the town. I highly recommend visiting!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Douglas Mansion, also known as Jerome State Historic Park, offers a good overview of the history of mining in and around quirky, hilly Jerome. A diorama offers a 3D view of the two major mines, while the photos, artifacts and exhibits chronicle the major figures and events in Jerome's history. A 30-minute film is well worth seeing. Perched on... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The mansion houses the historic mining museum of the town of Jerome. Watch the video for the history of the town. A must see for travelers to Jerome.

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