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Address: Mine Rd, Wickenburg, AZ
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+1 602-859-2743

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Step Back in Time

Fun and informative trip. It was like stepping back in time to see the old buildings and mining equipment. It is worth the short drive there.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dothan, Alabama
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Dothan, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun and informative trip. It was like stepping back in time to see the old buildings and mining equipment. It is worth the short drive there.

Thank Jam1968jd
Wickenburg, Arizona
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

A good place to visit to learn about the old west and gold mining. Call to make sure that the tour is running that day. Tour stops during the summer time for the hot weather.

Thank jodysternat15
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Our group of sol and single travelers really enjoyed the informative and unique commentary by a very entertaining and knowledgeable guide. Both young and old should not miss this tour. Easy walking but sun protection is a must.

1 Thank Andrea52501
Dubuque, Iowa
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67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Seriously, it is only open on Saturday's at 9:30 am and the gates close again at 10:00 am. It would be nice if it is an "attraction" to be open more. Wasted time & effort.

4 Thank nvrenuf379
Atlanta, GA
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87 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015

I'll admit to being fascinated by ghosts (and, I suspect, the Special Effects techs) on TV shows. I have had some experiences that I can't explain and don't really want to. But as I toured this ghost town on the way to the long closed Vulture Gold Mine I was drawn to the old building where gold and silver had... More 

3 Thank Linda T
Casa Grande, Arizona
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

You can only tour this place at 9am on Sat. We did not get into town until mid afternoon so no tour for us. Easy to find and looked cool from outside looking in.

1 Thank 814AZ
Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Two hours of pure treat! With historical reference, passion and first-hand working knowledge of the mine, our tour guide Norman made history come alive with stories about Wells Fargo hold ups and thieves buried on the grounds, how the man cars were used, pointing out the identifying tag on the rusted 1938 Hudson automobile, the treatment of dead cacti, use... More 

5 Thank Josephine B
West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
353 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

This Vulture Mine - what is left of the old - is awesome and a real treasure. But hurry to see it as it is truly falling down. Norm Chipps was our tour leader and you will be lucky if he is yours. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and he has collected a ton of information over several years... More 

5 Thank sue o
Groebenzell, Germany
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I've been several times to the mine and each time I see more stuff than I had before. It is an interesting place to take photos. I would recommend the cooler months as the land is still pretty wild. It is interesting to visit if you like to learn about history and see how things were 'way back when'. The... More 

5 Thank lilbamboo
Hinton, Canada
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223 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015

The mine itself is closed but the area can be viewed and the old pit and surrounding equipment and location of one of the biggest, most profitable gold mines of 100 years ago is well worth taking a look at. The imagination can run wild and it's easy to imagine the mine in operation. Wickenburg was the mining town that... More 

2 Thank MonikaDery

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