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Address: Jerome, AZ 86331
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed...

A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. Working sawmill. Animals

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Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona
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Bizarre and amazing

Whilst the few shacks in themselves aren't that interesting, the old cars, machinery and other curios are worth the visit. Its not a classic ghost town i guess, but take a camera.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2015
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Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Imagine yourself being dropped in an old, cheesy dilapidated mining town movie set--oh wait, you're here. The museum takes about 15-20 minutes to walk around entirely. There's a small petting zoo and other random assortments of strategically placed "antiques." There is nothing original, but your photos make it look cooler than it is. The only reason I give it 1... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Although it's called a gold mine and ghost town there are actually some people living there and their houses are as quirky as the rest of the attraction. It's about a mile from Jerome and there is a car park, but the walk up to it is interesting for the scenery which you won't see if you drive. At first... More 

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Florida
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This is not a "ghost Town" Its really nothing more than piles of garbage piled on more piles of garbage. Its not presented in any context at all. Its just a bunch of old wooden building which may or may not be authentic. piled with all the junk your grandfather had in his barn. Its not clean, its totally overgrown... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Whilst the few shacks in themselves aren't that interesting, the old cars, machinery and other curios are worth the visit. Its not a classic ghost town i guess, but take a camera.

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Thank WTFSTA
Cranford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Did not know what to make of it as it really is a very eccentric junkyard. But for anyone looking for subject matter to try there photographic skills this place is heaven.

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San Marcos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

It was really fun stopping in to visit the Ghost Town, at first it looks like a junkyard of old vehicles, then you realize that the antique cars and vehicles they have here are a valuable piece of history. some have been restored and others in various stages. If you get the opportunity to meet the owner and creator (Don... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This place has all kind of machinery, equipment and cars from back when the mine was running. They made big bertha make thunder and it had my chest jumping. That was cool! Loved the dragon that made smoke.

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Utica, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We found this place on a whim and we are glad we did. It is something that you've never seen before. Lots of old buildings, old mining equipment, a steam engine sawmill, and tons of old trucks around.big Studebaker collection. Now we like old cars and trucks so we had a blast just walking around the place, but will say... More 

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Parker, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

My wife, son and I found this place to be far more enjoyable than the artsy-fartsy shops of Jerome. Never have we seen such an eclectic collection of machines and odds and ends! My nine year old just loved the old vehicles and had a blast panning for gold. All the "townsfolk" were polite, friendly and more than willing to... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Trucks, ponderosa burl, power tools, petting zoo, semi precious gemstones and ores, and great vista of the Verde Valley, Need I say more.

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