AAA Editor Notes
Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Tr., contains exhibits and artifacts depicting local history and folklore. You'll find maps of the mythical Lost Dutchman Gold Mine; exhibits about Native Americans, geology and natural history; the Elvis Memorial Chapel and Apacheland Barn, featured in Western movies filmed at the Apacheland Movie Ranch; a military exhibit about the Buffalo Soldiers; and reproductions of 19th-century buildings. The Superstition Mountain Railroad display, housed in its own building, is a G-scale model train set-up that depicts life in late 1800s-early 1900s Arizona, complete with towns, mines and mining camps, brothels, ranches and a working stamp mill. Nature trails traverse the 12-acre grounds.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.