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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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$5 per person.A quirky collection of mining artifacts, old cars and collectibles, housed in over 15 buildings. Working sawmill. Animals
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“gift shop” (39 reviews)
“the owner” (59 reviews)
“cars and trucks” (22 reviews)
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1000 Perkinsville Rd, Jerome, AZ 86331
+1 928-634-0053

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The owner passed away Fall of 2016 and the family is now trying to get this up and running. Nevertheless it was interesting to walk around and see the wealth of antiques. The wide variety was impressive. On weekends the blacksmith usually gives a demo....More

3  Thank LovemyAcura
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

If you know the series American pickers and like the show, then this place is a dream come true to you...like it was for me. LOT'S of interesting vintage stuff to see, not only cars. Sadly the the owner died last year, he must have...More

2  Thank Jukka W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

There is so much to look at if you are a gearhead. It's amazing what an eclectic assortment of "stuff" has made its way here. We will definitely be back , especially with the kids and grandkids.

Thank franksteele
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here about 5 years ago and returned this year. We were sorry to hear that Don had passed away but spoke with Mike and another guy who were really friendly and informative. This place is great to visit to see the interesting vehicles...More

Thank Pauldolling
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We just wanted to take a road to get out from behind a driver that was in front of us. I figured that this little side trip would remove my frustration with this guy. Turned out that it was a good move. We found this...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This was basically an overpriced junk yard. We were super excited to see a mine, come to find out there was only one cart. The rest was somebody's junk yard of things we didn't care to see. And the poor animals that were caged up...More

1  Thank Kyla S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were hoping for a cowboy/goldrush-style abandoned town. This town is obviously a tourist trap of 1920s-type mining town. They seem to have brought in old trucks and buses and stationed them around just to make it look better and so you'll hopefully get more...More

2  Thank suzieq886
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I came here with our two boys 17yrs ago. They didn't have a gift shop then (and didn't have a charge then also) our daughter is 15yrs old and she wanted to come to Gold King Mine Ghost Town. She had a...More

Thank Mavrick71
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Cool collection of old equipment, cars and antiques. I would have like to hear more of the "stories" behind the things but otherwise interesting.

Thank Kassy S
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The photo is of Pedro! He has been at the mine for at least 27 years and will give you a kiss if you ask him nicely! We know this because we met him the last time we visited in 1990! We also met the...More

1  Thank Jim H
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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
Julie W
15 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.
Scottie D
29 March 2016|
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Response from dsummer1956 | Reviewed this property |
It's a very narrow road to get there with steep grades and hairpin-type turns.