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Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town

Castle Dome Mine Rd, Yuma, AZ 85365
+1 928-920-3062
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Great for Kids and Adults

Castle Dome Ghost town was and awesome experience. The kids had a great time. Plenty to see. Cool... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kisses4Cozmo
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Upland, California
Just out exploring what Yuma has to offer

This place is so neat the kids loved to explore the old buildings and just walk around not good to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shawnnita M
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Wellton, Arizona
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Please call for reservations during the warmer months "What you will see here is a remnant town which stood larger than Yuma in 1878. Her weather beaten buildings remain great day trip in the lower Colorado river in an area little changed from the 1800's. The mills stand silent, housing original boiler, stamp mill, and elevator, as if tomorrow they will awaken to the thunderous roar of steel crushing rock. The boardwalks still creak, the church bell rings out, the five saloons just await the story of their last shootout. Over 50 building in 3 areas are now open, with more history being added. April 15 through September you will need to call for hours. October 1st through April 30th we are open 7 days a week.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gravel road” (30 reviews)
“old buildings” (20 reviews)
“old west” (28 reviews)
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Castle Dome Mine Rd, Yuma, AZ 85365
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle Dome Ghost town was and awesome experience. The kids had a great time. Plenty to see. Cool "abandoned" shops, homes, chapel, school, barn, wagon, cars, and more. The shop keeper shared historical facts about the area and recommended we drive around to see the...More

1  Thank Kisses4Cozmo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so neat the kids loved to explore the old buildings and just walk around not good to do it in July really hot but they got to write there name in the book in the old school house and they learned some...More

Thank Shawnnita M
stevetO4989UR, Public Relations Manager at Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you just wit until November and see the new enchanted cavern underground mine tour

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove to this site and were not disappointed! A genuine abandoned mine with a lot of genuine antiques.

Thank Pretzel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The number of artifacts is incredible. Worth the drive. Will be back once phosphorus mine opens. Bring cash for entry and your own food. Also beautiful backdrop

1  Thank jzboncak
stevetO4989UR, Public Relations Manager at Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our sister website EnchantedCavern.org has some great pictures of the mine

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We drove out in the desert for about an hour wonering if we would ever get there. Fill up you vehicle before you leave, take plenty of water with you also. This is the desert afterall. Remember there is lots of things that bite and...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I happen to read about Silver Mines In area & found brochure. We were pleasantly Surprised at the size of it & number of exhibits! We were glad we were in a 4 wheel drive vehicle because road is not paved, so...More

1  Thank Jean R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Employment transfer has brought me here and I have learned about the great sightseeing spots located in and around Yuma from co-workers. THIS IS DEFINITELY A MUST DO event while deployed or employed to Yuma. It’s an amazing place to visit and learn about this...More

1  Thank cynthiahB610XM
stevetO4989UR, Public Relations Manager at Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

There is a gift shop at the front of the town Hats, mouse pads, coffee cups samples of silver galena and videos showing the history of the town.

Reviewed 27 May 2017

It is a long way on a rough road to from the main highway to the museum. But it was totally worth it. I was kind of dissapointed by it at first. From the first look, before I bought he ticket I just wanted to...More

3  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is a little-known gem in the desert of Yuma. Good learning experience and a nice way to spend a few hours. Call before you go to make sure they are open, especially in the Summer months. $5 admission is well worth the price. DO...More

1  Thank Miranda S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were using Road Trippers, and it took us to the wrong place. Then we tried to find it using Google Maps, but no such luck. I suppose it was us, but we spent a lot of wasted time & miles trying to find this...More

Thank Deb H
stevetO4989UR, Public Relations Manager at Castle Dome Mines Museum & Ghost Town, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

The Website gives exact directions as well as a GPS coordinates, sorry you missed it. DIRECTIONS. North from Highway 95; Turn at mile marker 55 and then go 3 miles on paved road, then head straight for another 7 on a gravel road. Go straight...More

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Pam M
1 April 2017|
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Response from stevetO4989UR | Property representative |
Prices: Adults $10 ages 12 , Children $5 ages 7 - 11, Children 6 and under are free. 33°02'55.6"N 114°10'36.9"W
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Gerald L
25 February 2017|
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Response from stevetO4989UR |
Not at this time, plans are being discussed about this as well as other really exciting things.
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James G
14 February 2017|
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Its sbout 40 miles with the last 7 being a gravel road Take 95 north to mile marker 55 and follow the signs
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