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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 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
+1 928-634-0053
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Felt the name misrepresented what there is to see here - lots of rusty old trucks and buses. Nothing like a Ghost town nor a mine. Buildings were full of junk. Very disappointing.

Thank Sonya R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here right before they closed at 5pm, so it was getting dark. The old buildings are very creepy but they also have some very cool old vehicles. Definitely worth the cost to get in.

1  Thank celiaw337
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Blast from past. Greated by Gizmo the Cat. Grandson loved old bulldozer. There was a wedding going on.

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some may think this a 'junk yard', but it is truly one family's attempt to preserve the old west. Mike, the owner, was rebuilding an engine with the help of a volunteer. He told us how they plan to repair the mine shaft and told...More

1  Thank lbrooke24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I watched videos on Don and his museum. Was far better than I hoped for, spent an entire day wandering around his yard. Hope the place carries on now that he has passed away, hoping to return many more times.

Thank Ultrapizza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think the name of this place is misleading- It is more of a Machine Museum than a ghost town. For those who appreciate machinery and old vehicles of all types, this is not to be missed. At the same time, it has an animal...More

1  Thank saguar06
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Packed into six acres, hidden in the hills outside of Jerome, Arizona, was an amazing place packed full of historic vehicles, tools and antiques. A camera is a must, for this attraction. Admission was minimal, but the experience and sights were endless.

Thank Harry_Hughes3
Reviewed 7 January 2018

What a cool place. This old gold mine, is a depot of one man's collection of "stuff" that has lasted for years. Now open for tours, there are is collection of old vehicles, tools, farming and mining equipment, and a barrage of other items. One...More

Thank Jon V
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I visited the Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town as part of a recent visit to Sedona. It's true there are a lot of things such as vintage cars in mint condition, old mining machinery, cute animals and a gift shop with quality merchandise....More

Thank Jan66893
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Was THOROUGHLY disappointed by this total rip off. Save your self the expense as it was just not that interesting at all.

Thank Kwai C
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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
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.