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Superstition Mountain Museum

 

The museum highlights the history and mystery of the Superstition Mountains, desert wildlife, military, Indians, pottery and artifacts, ranching, plus maps and details of the Dutchman’s lost gold. It is enjoyed by people of all ages.

 

The museum is also known for the Elvis Presley Memorial Chapel (the chapel utilized in the Elvis Presley movie Charro), and the Apache Land Barn. Visitors enjoy the museum, walking the grounds, and its fantastic view of the Superstition Mountains.

 

Hours are 9 am to 4 pm daily, seven days a week except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Admission is $5 adults / $4 seniors 55 & up / children 17 & under are FREE with a paid adult.

 

 

Upcoming Arts and Crafts

 
DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/11/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Superstition Authors and Artists
DATE/TIMEEVENT
04/01/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arts and Crafts on the Patio -
Arts and Crafts on the Patio




Upcoming Classes

 
DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/18/2017 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Desert Safety and Survival Class
DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/18/2017 
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Dutch Oven Cooking Class
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/18/2017 
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
JJ & Jeff2
Desert Safety and Survival Class
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/18/2017 
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Us with chuckwagon old
Dutch Oven Cooking Class
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/18/2017 
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Desert Gardening Class - Gardening on the Go

 



Upcoming Free Admission

 
DATE/TIMEEVENT
05/14/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Official Logo - Superstition Mountain Museum
Mother's Day - Free Admission for Moms and Kids
DATE/TIMEEVENT
05/18/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
2015 International Museum Day poster
International Museum Day - Free Admission for All
DATE/TIMEEVENT
06/18/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Official Logo - Superstition Mountain Museum

Father's Day - Free Admission for Dads and Kids




Upcoming Lectures

The museum presents an annual lecture series featuring experts on the lore and history of the Superstition Mountains and the surrounding area.


DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/09/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

Lecture - Marshall Shore - Arizona Ghost Towns


DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/16/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm     
 

Lecture - Nancy Sheppard - A Trick Rider's Rodeo Career


DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/23/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm  
 

Lecture - Jack San Felice - Stagecoach Robbery Trail


DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/02/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm      
 

Lecture - Ron Feldman - Is the Mammoth Mine the Lost Dutchman Mine?


DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/09/2017 
2:00 am - 3:00 am
 

Lecture - Steve Thompson - The Mexican Tradition of Day of the Dead


DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/16/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

Lecture - Bob Charnes - Antique Firearms and What Really Happened at the OK Corral


DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/23/2017 
2:00 am - 3:00 am
 

Lecture - Jan Cleere - Arizona Women Who Made History


DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/30/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

Lecture - Lance Laber - Artist Ted DeGrazia and the Superstitions


DATE/TIMEEVENT
04/06/2017 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

Concert - Ron & Tara Houser





Upcoming Special Events

Special Events at the Museum include Concerts, Expos, Dedications, and other out of the ordinary events. Some examples of our Special Events are: The Artistry of Mata Ortiz, Heritage/Apacheland Days, Concerts, etc.

DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/11/2017 
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Visitors preparing for the demonstration of the 20-stamp Mill on the museum grounds.
Stamp Mill Demo
DATE/TIMEEVENT
02/11/2017 
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm   
20 Stamp Mill Demonstration at Heritage Days & Apacheland Reunion - 2016
Stamp Mill Demo
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/04/2017 
11:00 am - 11:30 am
20 Stamp Mill Demonstration at Heritage Days & Apacheland Reunion - 2016
Stamp Mill Demo
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/04/2017 
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm   
Visitors coming down the path from the 20-stamp Mill, during the Mining & Mineral Expo.
Stamp Mill Demo
DATE/TIMEEVENT
03/10/2017 - 03/12/2017 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
2015 Mexican Artistry Event at the Museum
Magic of Mexican Artistry
DATE/TIMEEVENT
04/08/2017 
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Visitors watching the ore cart at the top of the conveyor rails, ready to be dropped into the 20-stamp Gold Ore Mill.
Stamp Mill Demo
DATE/TIMEEVENT
04/08/2017 
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm    
Visitors watching the ore cart at the top of the conveyor rails, ready to be dropped into the 20-stamp Gold Ore Mill.
Stamp Mill Demo