Yuma, Arizona: Castle Dome Ghost Town and Museum

Allen and Stephanie Armstrong bought remnants of a ghost town in the mid-1990s, then added restored/created replicas of over 50 buildings and loaded them with artifacts from the region's mining days. Wild West shootouts and knife fights, too.

Castle Dome Mine Museum

Address:
US Hwy 95, Yuma, AZ
Directions:
Northeast of the city. I-8 exit 12. Drive north on S. Fortuna Rd for two miles. When the road ends, turn right at the stoplight onto US Hwy 95. Drive north 21 miles. At milepost 55, bear right onto Castle Dome Mine Rd. Drive ten miles (the last eight are gravel).
Hours:
Oct. 14-April 30 daily 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
928-920-3062
Admission:
Adults $15.
RA Rates:
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Castle Dome Ghost Town and Museum

This is a great little place to visit. Not necessary, but walking shoes are best for getting around as it's somewhat dusty being in the desert. Hands-on items you can touch make it a fun trip. Well worth the drive if you like to go back in time.

[Kerin Fassler, 02/10/2018]

Ghost town jail cell.

Castle Dome Ghost Town and Museum

Castle Dome Ghost Town is $10 per person. Hours 10-5. Dogs not allowed in museum; they are allowed on the self-guided walking tour (walking tour is included in the price).

[Kathy Jensen, 02/09/2014]

The ghost town was reconstructed from remnants of a real 19th century town moved by a couple to a remote desert location. Many buildings, some populated with mannequins.

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