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Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

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Impressive museum highlighting the town and the industry that made it

Pretty expansive museum, with some great exhibits outlining the history of the mining industry, and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
BLtrvl
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Glenview, Illinois
Loved the shop in the front of the museum

This is a lovely place to find local made copper jewelry. it is in the heart of copper country... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Carol A
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Amarillo, Texas
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Houses a collection of minerals and provides information about Jerome's mining past.
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200 Main St, Jerome, AZ 8631
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+1 928-634-1066
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All reviews mining town worth seeing small space per adult small town interesting history copper mining day trip early days gift store history lesson neat place quick stop mine shaft back in the day self guided tour great place to visit
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group really enjoyed visiting this museum. The video is definitely worth watching....cute & informative. Loved looking at the rocks under the fluorescent lights. FYI....The souvenirs are cheaper in Jerome than in Sedona.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank websterclan9
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

This little gem of a museum will take some time to appreciate. It is small, compact, and loaded with information about the mining town’s history, placing it in context in a timeline with our country’s development as well. And Jerome is a fascinating example of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J.P. S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Pretty expansive museum, with some great exhibits outlining the history of the mining industry, and a town that went from nothing, to boom, to being sleep again. Catch the movie featuring a "ghost"- really informative.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BLtrvl
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a lovely place to find local made copper jewelry. it is in the heart of copper country. Jerome is interesting on its own with lots of shops and restaurants and tourists with very little parking. This was our favorite shop and I walked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Fascinating, intriguing and educational. A small entry fee required. A factional and photo documentation of the trials and tribulations of the mining history of this area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We went to this museum during the day. We thought it looked really cute and interesting. The kids were free, so that was nice. But there was a lot of things that you had to read to find cool information, so kids just blew right...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We just accidentally found the museum while we were out walking around town. It was an interesting history of the mine and does not take long to walk though. If you want to know more about the history of Jerome this is s quick self...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoannaW65
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Learn more about mining and the early days of Jerome at this museum located in the heart of town. An inexpensive history lesson before heading down to the Audrey Headframe and Douglas Mansion.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pam M
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in the back of a shop and costs about $2 per adult, so it is worth a stop if it is your first time, or if you have never been to Jerome. A vast majority of the exhibits are mostly text...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HannahW1207
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was most definitely a high-light of our holiday. Remarkably well structured history of America's very own industrial revolution. The photographs and many displays brought together a detailed story of not just the copper mining, but also how the people lived and prospered.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian S
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6 March 2017|
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Response from NomadicCalgary | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for the delay! Away from my email for a while. If it's not too late - we ate at Bobby D's Barbecue not far from the museum . It was great food, friendly staff and good for all ages. Hope you enjoy Jerome as much as... More
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Response from jeannekat_13 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Jerome was once a thriving copper mining town that has turned into an artist haven. There are several jewelry artists in the town as well as many others. Including glass artists, painting and my favorite is Janie... More
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