Annie Vaugier is named new Superstition Mountain Museum director

Annie Vaugier was recently named the new executive director for the Superstition Mountain Museum located 4087 N Apache Trail . According to a press release, the Superstition Mountain Historical Society board of directors appointed her to replace retiring Liz Nicklus. “We are excited to welcome her and we are anticipating great possibilities ahead in this […]

Superstition Mountain Museum hosts season finale arts & crafts festival

Superstition Mountain Museum closed out its season’s events earlier this spring with an arts and crafts fair on the patio. Over 30 local artists and crafters were slated to attend the outdoor event to sell their products. Included were horseshoe art, drawings and paintings, jewelry, wood carvings, hand-sewn products, walking sticks, pottery and more. Other […]

Superstition Mountain Museum makes military ‘stars’ with free admission

The Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction, has joined the more than 2,000 Blue Star Museums across America in offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their spouses and children this summer. Active duty military families are invited to visit with free exhibit gallery admission beginning Memorial Day, May 28, […]

Museum screens classic comedies for free in June, July

Screen stars of the past from Cary Grant to Laurel and Hardy are part of the classic comedy movie lineup for June and July in the air-conditioned Elvis Chapel at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail. The movies, which will run twice weekly Tuesday, June 5-Saturday, July 28, will be preceded by a […]

Free Superstition Mountain Museum admission for moms and kids on Mother’s Day

Stake a claim to free exhibit gallery admission for mom and the kids on Mother’s Day, May 13, at Superstition Mountain Museum. Those who arrive by 11 a.m. will also have a chance to see the onsite 20-stamp ore mill in action during a free rock-crushing demonstration. Mothers of all ages will be admitted free […]

Cossak 20-stamp ore mill demonstration May 12 at Superstition Mountain Museum

The dedicated and hearty cadre of volunteers who have renovated and now operate the Cossak 20-stamp ore mill at the Superstition Mountain Museum will be firing up the mill for demonstrations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12. “Attendees will be treated to a noisy but fascinating glimpse of how these mills operated, […]

Superstition Mountain Museum offers a cooking first

An all-day class that will show participants how to cook in a Dutch oven will take place Saturday, March 31, at the Superstition Mountain Museum. Hands On Dutch Oven Cooking is a class the museum has never offered. Dutch ovens are large cast iron pots that are used over an open fire or with charcoal […]

Prospects good for gold mining advice in Apache Junction

Dan Ware, owner of Promack Treasure Hunting, will take to the podium 2 p.m. Thursday, March 29, for a free lecture at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction. Mr. Ware will share basic facts about gold and discuss prospecting and the different methods of mining gold. He has years […]

Houser concert caps Superstition Mountain Museum series

A concert of country, western, bluegrass and gospel music performed by Ron Houser and Tara Houser-Jones will close this season’s free lecture series 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at the Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, north of Apache Junction. The local entertainers will combine their voices and their guitar and fiddle play in the concert, which will take place […]

Superstition Mountain Museum joins Arizona Gives Day

The Superstition Mountain Museum will participate Tuesday, April 3, in Arizona Gives Day, a grassroots statewide single day of giving that invites Arizonans to find their favorite causes at Sponsored by FirstBank, the event “helps people find, learn about and contribute to the causes they believe in,” a release from event organizers stated. “Arizona Gives Day also enables […]