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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

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Address: 21 North Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390
Phone Number: +1 928-684-2272
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This summer escape the heat while embarking on genuine adventure at Desert...

This summer escape the heat while embarking on genuine adventure at Desert Caballeros Western Museum! DCWM’s world renowned collection of Western fine art, historic exhibits and engaging education programs highlight the cultural legacy of the American West. Core to the museum collection are prized works of Catlin, Bierstadt, Moran, Remington, Russell, Cowboy Artists of America and Taos Society of Artists. Works by Bill Owen, Maynard Dixon, Alan Houser, Mirna Harrison and more offer an enriching contemporary presentation. With an eye on the horizon, DCWM hosts its nationally revered Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of West featuring hundreds of new works by 58 of the nation's top female artists every spring.

Ready for more than world renowned art collections? Meander into awesome life-scale recreations of old 1905 Wickenburg; experience ranch life of the early Central Valley settlers and real Wickenburg dude ranches; discover local gold mining history & Arizona minerals; meet the American Indian tribes of the Southwest by examining their tools and crafts. A dream come true for kids of all ages, our museum offers free GuidePort headsets that tell the vast stories of the true American West!

Head ‘Out Wickenburg Way’ to Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

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So Glad We Made The Trip From Phoenix Area To This Museum, Don't Miss It If You Are In The Area!

Had a visitor and decided to show her Wickenburg and visit for the first time to this Museum. Wow...what a great treasure. There was a Quilt and Miniature Saddle special exhibit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Carefree, Arizona
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Carefree, Arizona
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a visitor and decided to show her Wickenburg and visit for the first time to this Museum. Wow...what a great treasure. There was a Quilt and Miniature Saddle special exhibit and so many wonderful Western Art pieces. Remington Bronzes and painting in abundance. Great Contemporary Western Art Exhibit. There was a very special sculpture exhibit by a Native Artist... More 

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Colleyville, Texas
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318 reviews
100 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if you are in the area. The museum consists of two buildings that are full of local and western history. Some of the art is world class including Remington and Russell. The staff is friendly, helpful and full of first hand stories about the artist and the artwork. Be prepared to spend at least 4 or 5... More 

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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to visit both buildings. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. A wide range of exhibits, including interesting and nicely presented local and western history, western art, minerals, and native American pieces. Excellent gift shop.

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1 Thank EclecticChooser
Southern California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful small museum for Western art and memorabilia containing examples of Remington, Russell, etc. A must see if you are in or going through Wickenburg.

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Tucson, Arizona
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this gem of a museum if you are in or near Wickenburg. There is so much variety. You will find everything from Western Bolo and Native American basket collections to Remington sculptures and Charles Russell paintings. There are two buildings to explore, so give yourself a minimum of two hours to enjoy this wonderful museum.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to say, I hadn’t bothered to read any reviews and didn’t have any expectations. We were visiting family in AZ and they wanted to take us to Wickenburg, so we went. At first glance, the town looked like any “theme” tourist town. Eh, but then we arrived at this museum. Wow. This museum houses significant, world class collections... More 

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Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is wonderfully laid out, the displays are well described and the quality is top notch. Staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Give yourself two hours to see everything.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

On a Sunday afternoon after church, we drove up to Wickenburg and visited this museum. We were in for a treat. Although small, they have some very nice pieces of art. You get headsets with your admission that provide immersion and you are transported into the exhibits and into another era. The exhibits of old Wickenburg in the basement give... More 

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Blacklick, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

A great place to visit in Wickenburg! Kids are free and adult pricing is very reasonable. They now offer a great audio tour included in the price if you select it and there are fun things for the kids to look at. Children, adults and seniors would enjoy this lovely museum!

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

My family and I loved everything about this museum. I enjoyed the downstairs part of it the best. Loved looking at replicas of the different rooms the way they used to be....especially the bank and the store. The people working there were very friendly and knowledgeable. The price was very inexpensive. We spent about 2 hours looking things over in... More 

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