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Mohave Museum of History and Arts

400 West Beale Street, Kingman, AZ 86401
(928) 753-3195
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Ranked #7 of 17 Attractions in Kingman
Type: Museums
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This museum is great if you have been touring around the Mohave and Kingman area. The displays tell the story of change from all points of view. Your ticket will also allow you free entry to the Route 66 museum down the road in the Powerhouse. Can't be bad?

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Phoenix, Arizona
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We enjoyed our visit to the Mohave Museum. What stood out to me were the staff and volunteers who are so friendly, informative and passionate about their museum. We especially enjoyed the Andy Devine display, including his incredible Rose Parade saddle. Being a horse person, and past parade participant, I was appreciative of the custom designed saddle for a man... More

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Green Valley, Arizona
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227 reviews 227 reviews
103 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a small museum all on one floor with exhibits both inside and out. Reasonably priced ($4 for adults, $3 for seniors and children under 12 free which also includes admission to Historic Route 66 Museum and the Bonelli House which depicts life in Arizona in the early 20th century), the museum relates the history of the area from... More

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West Valley City, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was our first time visiting inside, although my husband did photograph the outside back in October when we were returning from a family reunion in Phoenix. My niece especially enjoyed the Indian displays, I didn't realize she was such a fan of Native American culture until she and her father accompanied us to attend the Route 66 Festival. Great... More

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46 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We toured this museum along with Route 66 Museum & Bonelli House as part of the International Route 66 Festival. All three were well worth the visit but this one especially was packed with information about Mojave County city of Kingman and Route 66. There is a great exhibit on Andy Devine, an actor who was from the area, information... More

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San Marcos, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Absolutely loved this little gem of a museum. It's small but it's packed full of wonderfully put together exhibits on everything from native people to Andy Devine to mining to Old West to local wildlife. I was so impressed at the attention to detail. I took my husband, my father, and my 4 year old son and we all loved... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This small museum was wonderful ! It told of Mojave County and how it was influenced by the Hualapai Indians, mining, the railroad, ranching, the military and the building of Boulder Dam. For you movie buffs, there was also a section devoted to Kingman's native son Andy Devine!!!! We allowed ourselves an hour and a half. It was not enough... More

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Covina, California
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We so enjoyed our two hours at the Mohave Museum of History, easy to maneuver about, excellent displays and exhibits. So glad we took the advice of others and set aside a day to visit the Kingman museums. The quilt, upon entering, is worth the visit. Take a good look at it. Eating at Cracker Barrel was a plus!!

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Santa Rosa, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
27 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you don't know anything about this area, try this museum that has several sites. The main building houses portraits of every U.S. President and the First Ladies. Exhibits related to the Native Americans are plentiful along with a special display of Andy Devine. Special recognition to Native Americans who served in wars is well done. We will return to... More

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New Castle, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Nice museum of western lore and artifacts. The layout was logical, enjoyed the great presidents and wives portraits. Very worthwhile visit.

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