Superstition Mountain Museum

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Superstition Mountain Museum has indoor and outdoor historical facts and sites to see. The museum is also known as The Lost Dutchman Museum. We had the opportunity to visit in the autumn when the weather was great for touring all the outdoor sites.

Location and Parking

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Use the following address when entering into your GPS: 4087 E. Apache Trail, Highway 88, Apache Junction, Arizona 85119

If you are coming from the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport, it is about 20 miles northeast.

There is lots of parking. Note that it is a dirt parking lot.

Indoor Museum

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The main indoor museum is where we started. There is a main desk to purchase your tour tickets to enter. Once you have received the map, go over to watch the short video about the Superstition Mountains. Next, you get to tour all the timelines and see historical artifacts. If you have a QR reader, use it on the QR signs to learn more.

There is a gift shop inside the main museum.

The main museum building has indoor restrooms.

Superstition Mountain Museum Grounds

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We spent a lot of time outside visiting the areas, such as the Boot Hill, 1/8 Inch Mine, The Stamp Ore Mill, the Model Railroad Setup, Apacheland Barn, and Elvis Memorial Chapel.

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There are plenty of signs to point you in the right direction if you lose your map.

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We took a stroll on the well-maintained hiking trail to visit the Memorial Bench.

Pricing and Future Events

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To learn about pricing and future events hosted at Superstition Mountain Museum, visit the website at:

If you are a resident of Pinal County and have a Pinal County Library card, you can use the Culture Pass to receive two complimentary adult passes to visit the museum.

Visiting Superstition Mountain Museum

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We enjoy learning about the past and seeing historical sites. Visiting Superstition Mountain Museum allowed us to learn more about the area. The grounds were very nice to walk around on such a beautiful day.

If you are visiting the area, you are just down the road from the Lost Dutchman State Park, where they host birding classes, music concerts, and night sky talks.

Would you visit the Elvis Memorial Chapel?

14 thoughts on “Superstition Mountain Museum
  1. Wow I never knew this was a thing. My Dad is always out this way hanging at the Salt river. Maybe we will check this out next time.

  2. Superstition Mountain Museum sounds like my kind of place with the trails and history. And I would visit the Elvis Memorial Chapel.

    1. We spend a few hours there. One could spend time walking around and having a picnic and then walking around for a few more hours.

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