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Superstition Mountain Museum

4087 E Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-8409
+1 480-983-4888
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Often missed

When I lived in Phoenix, I often drove past this place many times on the way from Phoenix/Mesa to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brentwood, California
Very Informative on the Apache Jct history

We went into the museum inside the gift shop- had a bit of geology / formation of the mountain... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“lost dutchman” (31 reviews)
“elvis chapel” (24 reviews)
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4087 E Apache Trl, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-8409
+1 480-983-4888
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When I lived in Phoenix, I often drove past this place many times on the way from Phoenix/Mesa to the lakes. On a recent visit to the Valley, I played tourist and stopped here. I'm so glad I did! This very interesting little museum is...More

Thank jcmorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went into the museum inside the gift shop- had a bit of geology / formation of the mountain, attractions around Superstition/Thundergod Mountain and the "Lost Dutchman", and local artist DeGrazie - so I recommend it. Helpful folks working the shop so ask questions. Can...More

Thank GinaC08515
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small quirky museum inside. Plan on 15 to 60 minutes depending on your museum style. We enjoyed the outside exhibits more. Old mining equipment, old barn, Elvis chapel, extensive model railroad, nice views, favorite was the blacksmith exhibit where we got to watch him turn...More

Thank mommysunshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great historic attraction featuring the history of the Lost Dutchman's goldmine and Superstition Mountain. Great historic buildings from the original Apacheland Movie Ranch featuring the White Chapel from the movie "Charro!" featuring Elvis Presley and the old Apacheland Barn from Audie Murphy's movie "Arizona...More

Thank Apache T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views were beautiful and it was fun to see the old mining equipment and cute buildings. Even saw a baby rattlesnake!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love these small roadside diversions that you find when your on the road. We checked out the store, the Elvis Church, a few assorted old buildings and took a walk on their desert trail, which got us ready for the longer hikes we would...More

Thank ragsdad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice surprise in AJ. The model train display is awesome - take your time and find all The little surprises tucked in the display. Everyone that volunteers there were so friendly and full of info. All the displays were so interesting. Nice stop!

Thank Jody2001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Apache Junction and decided to get to know the area. We first went to the gift shop, which was small but had both local and foreign items. We then paid the small admission into the museum. It begins with the fascinating geology...More

Thank sandlappergirl50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a Sunday afternoon at the museum. The surrounding area and trails are breathtaking. We enjoyed a leisurely walk around them at the base of the mountain, the cactus were blooming and just stunning. We stayed on the path as the snake warnings were posted...More

1  Thank CDS2151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the visit to the museum and gift shop. The weekly lectures were fun as well. But the church is a must!

Thank Bvigo
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Jim W
Cost of tickets
25 January 2017|
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Response from CherylHy | Reviewed this property |
It is free - sorry I took so long to answer.
Charlene R
What do you consider to be the best vantage point for photographing the beautiful Superstition Mountains?
27 August 2015|
Response from ROSALIE F | Reviewed this property |
The Superstition Mountains are Amazing at any point of view; but if you go to the Mining Camp Restaurant you will be really close to them. Have A Great Time.
How do I get there using public transportation?
26 August 2015|
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Response from Wayne L | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe you can, it's on a good road, and any taxi could take you. But I do not believe there is a bus that goes that way. It's about 4 miles from the nearest bus stop.