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Goldwell Open Air Museum

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Address: Highway 374, Beatty, NV 89003
Phone Number: (702) 870-9946
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Description: DaVinci in Death Valley: Belgian sculptor carves his rendition of The Last...
DaVinci in Death Valley: Belgian sculptor carves his rendition of The Last Supper in copper.
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Goldwell has a true sense of the macabre. The Last Supper scene was facinatingly spooky. I also loved the mosaic sculptures.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A true artist view. Walk around and try to understand the artist's statements if you can. Truly a unique place to see while visiting Rhyolite.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Goldwell has a true sense of the macabre. The Last Supper scene was facinatingly spooky. I also loved the mosaic sculptures.

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Prior to my visit I had researched Rhyolite and was a little taken aback when we arrived to see this exhibition on the side of the road on the way in to the ghost town.Not really my thing but each to his own taste.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very hard to describe. Some may fine parts offensive. Hard to understand what some things were. free or I would not have stopped.

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Nine Mile Falls, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

One of a kind, have to see. If you are into photography, there are enough photo ops. Sunset is a good time due to the light.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just 100 yards from Rhyolite Ghost Town. Very cool and quirky. This place would be cool anywhere but with the backdrop of the desert it just seems so odd. There is no charge to enter and there is also a small store for souvenirs or art. Must stop place if you are heading to Death Valley.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Not what you would be expecting when visiting a ghost town but it does get a lot of traffic. An interesting display but not to my taste.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you are in the Beatty area you should stop here and enjoy the outside art. Bring your camera and take a short walk around the area. The artist imagination is always nice to see especially outside with nature. This is a one of a kind gallery.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Goldwell Open Air Museum mainly consists of sculpture formed by draping plaster-soaked sheets over living persons, and then coating the hardened sheets in white fiberglass. This produces a series of ghostly abstract figures frozen doing various activities. They have a take on the Last Supper, and a few others. There are a couple of other artists represented as well.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I was going to Rhyolite, the ghost town, and passed by this open-air public art museum. I consider this artwork to be very original, especially the "ghosts", with my favourite being the Ghost Rider (with bicycle). I returned one late afternoon after being in Death Valley and got some very good sunset shots - thus deleting all my other pix... More 

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Additional Information about Goldwell Open Air Museum

Address: Address: Highway 374, Beatty, NV 89003
Phone Number: (702) 870-9946
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Beatty
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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