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Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town

1000 Perkinsville Rd, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053
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Mining Days Shuttle Tour in Jerome Arizona
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$5 per person.A interesting collection of mining artifacts and equipment 28th demonstrations, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. 1914 gas Whitte engine working sawmill. Country gift shop and petting zoo. Gold and gem panning.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“gift shop” (43 reviews)
“the owner” (60 reviews)
“cars and trucks” (22 reviews)
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1000 Perkinsville Rd, Jerome, AZ 86331
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+1 928-634-0053
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"gift shop"
in 43 reviews
"the owner"
in 60 reviews
"cars and trucks"
in 22 reviews
"american pickers"
in 16 reviews
"don robertson"
in 15 reviews
"race car"
in 11 reviews
"mining equipment"
in 28 reviews
"wander around"
in 6 reviews
"eclectic collection"
in 5 reviews
"passed away"
in 5 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 10 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 8 reviews
"step back in time"
in 5 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 8 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 7 reviews
"cool place"
in 5 reviews
"visiting jerome"
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

took my dad, who loves old cars and trucks to don's gold mine, we loved it, so many cars, trucks, and "old" things to look at. Don was very friendly and offered to start his crank race car. he was very friendly. This junk yard...More

Thank TheKids2014
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Was there not knowing what to expect. Odd place where the owner build this dragon like pump that makes a racket and is a hoot. The old building are authentic and I walked through spider webs on a well traveled trail where ALL people were...More

1  Thank JoannePayson
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

I don't like to intentionally leave any mean reviews, but this was not worth it. Jerome itself is a cool little town, but this attraction was more of a junkpile built around an old ghost town rather than an actual ghosttown. It is clear the...More

1  Thank Brenna F
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

For $5 this is the real feel of the true ghost town. A bunch of junk trucks and cars that brought you back to the Fifties and below. Old coke machines, gas pumps, signage and goats to boot. Lots of fun. Reminded of the American...More

Thank Pho2Freak
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We thought our boys 14,11,9 would enjoy this. Lots of old rusty items and cars and may bring back some nostalgia for older visitors but $22 out of our pocket not worth it for us. We were there about 30 min to walk around. Only...More

1  Thank Jeree M
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

If you like looking at old cars, old tools, equipment and such and enjoy learning about old mining towns this museum is for you. It is a self guided tour so you can roam where you want to and as long as you want to.

Thank marylmcconnell
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place was incredible fun. Very affordable and full of old cars, truck, machinery and more. Kept think of the pickers the entire time!!

Thank Maggie E
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

If you like "cool old junk" with a venture through our Countries past history this is the place to go. From a 1929 flathead Harley complete (he turned down $60k BTW) and ridden on an occasional trip down the road. To one of the last...More

2  Thank John W
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

While there is a lot of "junk" at Gold King, there are a few gems, too. If you can afford the entrance, you can spend an enjoyable hour or so looking at the diverse array of items on display. Just don't set your expectations too...More

Thank David Z
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is really worth the stop. Lots of things to explore. Once you pay your $5 admission, you are free to wander around the whole place. Every corner has something new. Bring your camera!

1  Thank Pam S
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Chris S
7 December 2017|
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Response from LovemyAcura | Reviewed this property |
yes and there is a discount admission for a disability
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gloriaweiss1
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
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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.
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