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Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
+1 520-634-1066
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For the price, it was great. Self guided, no fancy electronic gadgets, but they cover so many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary J
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Edmonds, Washington
Jerome History

If you're interested in the history of Jerome than this small museum is a good place to start. They... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
demoon57
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Houses a collection of minerals and provides information about Jerome's mining past.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“mining town” (16 reviews)
“torn down” (2 reviews)
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200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
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+1 520-634-1066
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price, it was great. Self guided, no fancy electronic gadgets, but they cover so many facets of life in Jerome. Schools, the mines, law enforcement, bordello and even a walk through mine shaft. I wish we had more time allotted.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interested in the history of Jerome than this small museum is a good place to start. They have many pictures and exhibits that not only touch on mining, but life as it existed in the rough and tumble days of Jerome. In its...More

Thank demoon57
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Take some pictures of Arizona history. It just takes a little bit of time to walk and also see the sliding jail and Cuban Queen Bordello.

Thank Mavrick71
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was a quick stop as part of our visit to Jerome. We would love to come back and go through the whole museum. If you are into mining history of the area and have the afternoon. This would be a great place to visit.

Thank TheSandyCrab
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This was so full of information on how the miners lived-the good, the bad, the lives of the women-everyone. Really got our eyes opened on what hardships they endured. Really rough living for all of them. So happy to have visited such a unique town....More

Thank daneanc2017
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Excellent museum and the 30 minute video is very informative. Lots of interesting exhibits and you can look down one of the old shafts! Walk around the town after visiting the museum.

Thank anorth52
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We visited the Mine Museum while in Jerome last week. We had been there previously and as expected, you learn new things with each visit. It's great to learn more about the history of Jerome and the mining culture associated with the town. Well worth...More

Thank Prescott2007
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed going to the mining museum. It has a lot of good information about the history of the town. The museum takes about 45 minutes to go through. I would recommend going to the museum before visiting other parts of the town.

Thank LetsG0today
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Very small. Not much to see. But still you can learn some interesting facts about this town. For example about bordellos and madams. Needs an update. It has a small gift shop just when you enter. I wish it has a brochure about Jerome history...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

What a place around 1900. Mining history....living history....gun battle descriptions....artifacts...red light social life description....Truly the wild west panorama....all for 4 bucks and 20 minutes of yor time if youre a fast reader.

Thank Gorklud
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Mary M
6 March 2017|
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Response from NomadicCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay! Away from my email for a while. If it's not too late - we ate at Bobby D's Barbecue not far from the museum . It was great food, friendly staff and good for all ages. Hope you enjoy Jerome as much as... More
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TJSrQ
6 December 2016|
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Response from jeannekat_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Jerome was once a thriving copper mining town that has turned into an artist haven. There are several jewelry artists in the town as well as many others. Including glass artists, painting and my favorite is Janie... More
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