Student Tours

Student Tour Information

Our educational tour is designed to create an exciting and interactive experience for students of all ages. Students explore over 16+ authentic and beautifully restored 19th century buildings while experiencing Arizona’s mining history during the town’s booming gold rush of 1863-1942. The tour covers many intriguing topics and stories about gold mining in Vulture City. Some examples include:

Tours are customizable in length and subject. Plan for about a 45 minute tour with a break for restrooms and snacks or lunch with activities and or demonstrations following. In total, plan for about 2 hours.

Adult Chaperones

Students of all ages

$10

$ 5

GENERAL ADMISSION

$15

SENIORS/ VETERANS

$ 12

CHILDREN 7 TO 12

$7

CHILDREN 6 AND UNDER

FREE

Tour through 16+ historic buildings

Private tour guide & Interactive demonstrations

The average group size is 25 but we can accommodate any size of classroom group

Shaded and outdoor lunch and picnic areas,
including a grassy park
area with
a gazebo

DIRECTIONS TO VULTURE CITY

36610 355th Ave Wickenburg, AZ 85390

From the intersection of US 60 (Wickenburg Way) and Vulture Mine Road in the town of Wickenburg, turn South onto Vulture Mine Road (near the Safeway Shopping Center) and travel 12 miles to the mine entrance on the North (right) side of the Vulture Mine Road. The entrance is ½ mile after mile marker 15. A map can be found here.

From Highway 10 take the exit to N 339th Ave/Hassayampa Road. Follow N. 339th Ave/Hassayampa Road for 2 miles then turn left onto Indian School Road. Take Indian School Road for 3.7 miles then turn right onto N. 355th Ave. In 13 miles turn right onto Vulture Mine Road and then turn left into Vulture City in approximately 10 miles.

We have a fully illustrated
educational activity booklet
available for you to print

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