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Address: Quechan Indian Reservation, Yuma, AZ
Phone Number: 760-572-0661
Description: Located in historic Fort Yuma, this museum traces the history of the...
Located in historic Fort Yuma, this museum traces the history of the Quechan through archaeological items and photographs.
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Perfect for what I was looking for... Taking a bit of Yuma culture home for my daughter! Only took cash though so I had to hit the ATM at the casino...

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Perfect for what I was looking for... Taking a bit of Yuma culture home for my daughter! Only took cash though so I had to hit the ATM at the casino...

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Winchester, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Very difficult to find, then it turns out it is just an Indian store in a trailer, not really a museum.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We just walked by and stopped to look into it. Interesting pictures and artifacts of the Indian's life and historical communities

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Deming, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We asked at the Casino and were directed to up near the hospital. Asked at the Tribal offices and they said the museum was closed for repairs but the gift shop was open. Went to the gift shop and there were two ladies there. They said it had been closed for seven years and they didn't expect it to reopen... More 

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Lincoln, NE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Nice display with interesting pictures. Not a whole lot to see, so you probably won't want to go much out of your way to visit unless you are neck deep in researching the Indian nations of the area. Located in the casino.

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San Diego, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Pictures from the past and History are nice. Located near the entrance, it only takes a few minutes to visit.

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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The old museum was closed down due to structural damage to the building, but they opened the Quechan Indian Tribe Cultural Center at the Quechan Casino Resort off Interstate 8, exit 166, California. It's really very nice and I thoroughly enjoyed my visit there. I would recommend for anybody to stop in. Nicely done, informative and it's free!

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El Centro, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Security Officers were disrespectful and rude to my party and I. I've never been treated like that. I am extremely disappointed that Quechan police allowed their security officers to act in such a way. Never again will I take my business there.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Some amazing items in this small museum. Take the old one way bridge across the Colorado River and go straight ahead to the white buildings on the left. Very worthwhile -- and free.

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Yuma, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

They were supposed to be open. They weren't. No one in sight to ask. Back in Yuma, we asked around and were finally told the place was never open. Don't waste your gas trying to find the place. Maybe it's closed because the place is literally falling down?

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Address: Address: Quechan Indian Reservation, Yuma, AZ
Phone Number: 760-572-0661
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Yuma

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