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Jerome State Historic Park

100 Douglas Road, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-5381
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The Douglas Mansion has been an eye-catching landmark in Jerome since 1916, when James S. Douglas built it on the hill just above his Little Daisy Mine. This former home is now a museum devoted to the history of the Jerome area and the Douglas family. The museum features photographs, artifacts and minerals in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. There are more displays outside along with a picnic area offering a beautiful panoramic view of the Verde Valley.
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100 Douglas Road, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-5381

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is a must do! Incredible museum and grounds, so lucky to have all the things they have to preserve there! i just loved the gem room with the black lights! keep up the good works dedicated staff!

Thank traceyabraham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before you explore the city of Jerome, make a stop at the Jerome Historical Park. What you learn here, will help you understand what you are seeing when you walk around the city of Jerome. Located in the art deco Douglas Mansion, this museum has...More

Thank Jason P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jerome’s a great example of rebirth after demise. The museum explains the past and is a way to understand the rebirth of what easily could have become another forgotten place. After visiting the museum walk the streets of Jerome. Look. See. Visualize. Contemplate.

1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was full of historic information about Jerome and the families who settled there. For the scientific types, they have lots of displays about the mines and the geological makeup of the ground below. There’s a 20 minute film which is both entertaining and...More

Thank Luv2boatCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend everyone to make this there first stop on a trip to Jerome to get a sense of the history of the town. Wonderful exhibits and a video narrated by a ghost was a great introduction to this once bustling mining town.

Thank Carla C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little museum. It tells the story behind the town with a film told by a ghost and a number of exhibits. Housed inside the Douglas Mansion which was built as his home and hotel for mining officials, it is the largest...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Took the kids in a quick trip from dead horse park in cotton wood. Awsome amazing views. Also the mine is crazy to see how and what the miners did . the highlight is just out side the park main gate is the mine shaft...More

Thank alejandro f
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Stopped by before a visit to Jerome. The historic park show how important mining was in Jerome and the impact it had in making Jerome a significant city.. The mining operations history was fascinating and the video presentation was very informative

Thank RCXcellentAdventures
Reviewed 8 November 2017

They charge a fee per person and the museum is in the mine owners historical home. You can also visit a mine shaft and equipment. Adequate parking and a very extensive museum on the history of Jerome and the copper mining.

Thank Don49680
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A great way to learn about the colorful history of the area, including details on the mining that occurred in and nearby what is now the historic town of Jerome. There are wonderful models that show how Jerome sits above former mine tunnels and rooms....More

Thank Diane P
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3 November 2017|
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Response from 124douglash | Reviewed this property |
Website is vague about Thanksgiving. The park information number is 602-542-4174.
Amanda C
1 March 2017|
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Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Amanda, Yes, it's an easy and quite scenic drive. Its about 20-35-min drive, depending on where in Sedona you're leaving from. The roads are steep, but are in great shape. Once in Jerome, many of the roads are narrow and... More
31 August 2015|
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Response from ArizonaStateParks | Property representative |
Donna, The parking is directly adjacent to the main entrance of the Douglas Mansion with only a short walk to the front door. From the front patio, you get a beautiful view of Jerome in the South and Cottonwood & Sedona to... More