Facilities Available at Jerome State Historic Park
Visitor Center/Park Store
The park is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the museum is open 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. Welcome to central Arizona history! Experience the Jerome mining boom through a variety of hands-on displays, demonstrations, and self-paced tours. Talk to a Ranger in the visitor center and get in-depth information about this rough and wild time in Arizona's history. Books on the history of Jerome, mining history, natural history, geology. Mineral specimens.
Museum & Exhibits
This historic house museum is devoted to the history of the Jerome area, mining, and the Douglas family. The museum features exhibits with historic photographs, artifacts, and minerals in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. The Douglas library and upstairs bathroom are furnished as period rooms. An outside exhibit area surrounding the mansion includes mining equipment and interpretive panels. The adjacent “Carriage house” contains a buggy owned by the Douglas’s and “Smokey Joe” a 1929 Ford Model A truck from Jerome.
A picnic area is available for park visitors just outside the mansion. Tables are provided and the views are fantastic! Take a tour then relax with linch and a view on the landscaped patio.
This park has modern, clean, accessible restrooms.
- No food or drink in the museum.
- Keep pets on a leash.
- No pets allowed inside the museum.
- Damaging or removing rocks, vegetation or public property is prohibited.
For those of you that would like to experience more of Arizona's rich and varied history, several other historic state parks are available for your enjoyment.