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Jerome State Historic Park

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Address: State Route 89A, Jerome, AZ 86331
Phone Number: +1 928-634-5381
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This park is located on the grounds of the historic Douglas Mansion and...

This park is located on the grounds of the historic Douglas Mansion and Mine Museum and has displays on local mining history and methods.

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Interesting Historical View of Jerome

We love exploring the history of places we visit, and the exhibits found here do a wonderful job telling the history of Jerome and the surrounding area. Although it might be a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2016
arlenea606
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Fries, Virginia

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Fries, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

We love exploring the history of places we visit, and the exhibits found here do a wonderful job telling the history of Jerome and the surrounding area. Although it might be a bit hard for young children to grasp, I would highly recommend adults visiting Jerome visit here first to catch an interesting glimpse of the town's past before exploring... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

While in Sedona, AZ we wanted to learn more about the area. I'm so glad that we traveled to JEROME. It's very cool. The museum is inside an old house that is awesome on it's own. We were excited to see a "Buffalo, NY" scale and a "Herkimer, NY" diamond in their collections as we are from Western New York.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

This attraction is actually a very large estate home. Some of the rooms cater to the history of Jerome. Other rooms are authentic with furnishing to the time period. Plan on spending several hours.,,it's well worth the stop.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

We have visited Jerome cooper mining town south of Clarksdale.It is located 5200 feet high,town has numerous art shops ,restaurants and beautiful view of the lower valley.Interesting to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

We had heard that Jerome was one of the places we had to visit when in this part of Arizona, it did not disappoint. A lot of history presented here, about Jerome, that helped as we moved around the town. Very friendly staff in the visitors center. You must see the movie about the town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is a must do first if you are visiting Jerome for the first time. The short video presentation was the most interesting don't miss it! The views here are great and the volunteers are very helpful and informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Admission is only $5 (less for children) and includes a two-story museum and an interesting historical film. What I found most fascinating was the huge diorama of Cleopatra Hill showing the mine shafts, major mineral deposits, and fault zones all sitting under the town of Jerome. Worth a visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

The park has amazing views! You can see the San Francisco Peaks from the parking lot on a clear day. We had very limited time, so we couldn't tour the house, but I think it's worth doing.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Excellent introduction to the world of mining, including a model of the mining shafts/tunnels and a collection of mineral samples, in addition to the history of the building as the Douglas Mansion. Don't miss the video or the room displaying fluorescent minerals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

You get a historical insight of the area and appreciation for the town! A fascinating look back in time.

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