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Superb informative visit

Jerome is a fascinating place and a visit to the Douglas Mansion is a must do. Apart from the... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Keith F
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Just down right awesome.

Bring the kids, grandm kids, parents, etc.. Theres something for everyone. Tour the the Douglas... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Jimmy C
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Orlando, Florida
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This former home of a mining baron became a state park and a museum in 1965.
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Route 89A, Jerome, Jerome, AZ
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+1 520-634-5381
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Jerome is a fascinating place and a visit to the Douglas Mansion is a must do. Apart from the exhibits there is an excellent video presentation on the history of the town and how it went from being a successful copper mining town to ghost...More

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Bring the kids, grandm kids, parents, etc.. Theres something for everyone. Tour the the Douglas Mansion, watch the video and see how minning was back in the day.

1  Thank Jimmy C
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Located in the town of Jerome, this former mansion now turned into a museum has some great artifact from the time the town of Jerome was booming with people due to the mining business.. the entrance is $7.00 per person but if you have a...More

1  Thank luigi0077
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

House and equipment displays are well-preserved and displayed to effectively tell the story of Jerome. Views of the town and mountains are also fantastic. Start your trip to Jerome here.

1  Thank Amy H
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

A great museum with lots of information about copper mining. This was largest copper mine in the country and provided copper from pennies to wiring. It also has great models showing the mine shafts and depths. Great history.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My girlfriend and I visited Jerome, AZ for a day as we were staying in Sedona. The drive was pretty easy and the scenery was refreshingly dichotomous from our typical Wisconsin backdrop. Upon reaching the small derelict mining town, we first stopped at the Douglas...More

1  Thank Will G
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

The history of mining towns are so interesting and somewhat similar. Visiting The Boss’s Mansion was a great way to understand Jerome AZ. The richest Copper Find was right here in Jerome on Cleopatra Hill ( 5200 feet ). Founded in 1876 it was once...More

2  Thank johnnydiamond3
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Fun movie tells of town history and there are many interesting displays of the mining industry and the town.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Yes if the weather is cold or rainy this was perfect. The video you can see before walking through was extremely well produced and written.

1  Thank bermuda1968
Reviewed January 22, 2018

A good way to learn about copper mining, the Douglas family and history of a very unique town- Jerome. The town is a definite and this helps complete the picture.

1  Thank Barbara J
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Jacquie B
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the fee is $7.00 per adult. Don't remember if there was a break for seniors. Hours are 8:30 - 5:00. The museum closes 15 minutes earlier than the park (it's gated).
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