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Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town

Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053
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$5 per person.A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. Working sawmill. Animals
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“gift shop” (39 reviews)
“the owner” (59 reviews)
“cars and trucks” (22 reviews)
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Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky little place to visit. Odds and end in the gift shop. Old machines and vehicles, AKA junk. Museum require a remittance. They wouldn't let me in for a dollar. Kids were two dollars admission and I figured I'd be a lot less trouble. So,...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A glorified junk yard. I It isn't a ghost town at all and shouldn't be advertised as such. The mine shaft is cool. If you are into old cars and such, you'll like it. Otherwise, give it a pass. At $5 for adults, it isn't...More

2  Thank NJLady561
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the store and seeing the old mine and machinery used in the mine. Great historical tour and place to visit/

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was worth the trip yes I would tell people to visit. Staff was very helpful and showed us around the place

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read the reviews and knew exactly what to expect. This is really a collection of 'stuff ' (one man's junk is another man's treasure). The man who owned it passed away and I believe his sons take care of it now. I read...More

1  Thank n0sn0girl
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I stopped at the gift store first.We decided to check out the Ghost town while we were there. Lots of Old cars and Mining equipment.The original buildings are still standing.You can even see the old mine shaft.There is a lot of History...More

1  Thank ANNE R
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed it! Stayed just over an hour. You can see the entrance to the d mine, mine equipment and Old buildings including a school, dentist , blacksmith, garage and more. Lots of old cars and trucks, many in good condition. Fun to walk...More

1  Thank Bushkin78
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Not really much to see unless you like old trucks and old machines - Husband liked it, me as a woman not so much.

1  Thank MargoB44
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with a group of us (a few older engineers in the group) and had a great time wandering around! There are so many things to look at and there were a few employees walking around that seemed more than happy to answer...More

1  Thank kbear717
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The owner passed away Fall of 2016 and the family is now trying to get this up and running. Nevertheless it was interesting to walk around and see the wealth of antiques. The wide variety was impressive. On weekends the blacksmith usually gives a demo....More

3  Thank LovemyAcura
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25 September 2017|
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Response from Lawito | Reviewed this property |
In the gift shop you pay a fee to enter the mine
Julie W
16 March 2017|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I personally can't answer that. But you can call the souvenir store I believe and they can answer that question. You can go to the website for the info.
Scottie D
29 March 2016|
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Response from dsummer1956 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very narrow road to get there with steep grades and hairpin-type turns.