The Superstition Mountains that form the eastern border the Valley are full of fascinating history, including being the location of the fabled Lost Dutchman Mine. The Superstition Mountain Museum preserves and displays information and artifacts related to the area’s past.
Look at extensive exhibits on the history of the Lost Dutchman Mine, the regions native inhabitants, the geology of the mountains and more. Explore original and restored buildings and mining equipment, including the 20-stamp Mill, the Elvis Memorial Chapel from Apacheland Movie Ranch, the Superstition Mountain Museum Railroad and the tongue-in-cheek Boot Hill Cemetery.
Throughout the year, attend special events that include movie screenings, stamp mill demos, arts and crafts fairs, lectures and other items of interest. You can also drop by the Museum Store and General Store for historical books and products, and old-time treats,
Location: 4087 N. Apache Trail, Highway 88, Apache Junction
Hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $5 adults, $4 seniors, Free for 17 and under