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Beatty Museum & Historical Society

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Address: 417 West Main Street, Highway 374, Beatty, NV
Phone Number: 775-553-2303
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Nice collection of artifacts

Pleasant visit with docent, well laid out displays of artifacts from the region. Restroom not open to the public.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Port Angeles, Washington
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Port Angeles, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Pleasant visit with docent, well laid out displays of artifacts from the region. Restroom not open to the public.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The museum is small and unassuming, but contains many artifacts that give a sense of Nevada history and mining life. Admission was free. I enjoyed seeing the antique slot machine. Local tourist pamphlets are available, and the attendant was very helpful in answering questions. It's a bit tight inside and if you are using a wheelchair or walker you might... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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122 reviews 122 reviews
48 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a fun and interesting little museum this turned out to be. The assistant curator was very helpful in answering questions and the exhibits nicely tell the story of Beatty's beginnings and more recent history. Admission is free. A fun and educational stop for kids and adults.

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Estes Park
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187 reviews 187 reviews
36 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Great photos and information about the founding of the town and some of the characters who lived there. Also a chance to chat with the locals about the place.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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213 reviews 213 reviews
121 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Was fascinating to look around at all the exhibits and read about them. Also had a great collection of books about parts of the history of Nevada.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
56 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a quirky little museum which is worth a visit although the opening hours are limited. If you are in the Death Valley area it is worth popping in.

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philadelphia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This museum seems to have anything that was ever used in the history of the town - tools, books, dolls, kitchenware, photos, you name it. Many have very helpful descriptions. There is a side room with stuffed wildlife, old service uniforms and more things than is possible to mention. It's free and also had many helpful maps and brochures of... More 

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Sparta
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Bigger on the inside than it appears from the outside. Sort of a collection of all kinds of things, not just related to mining, Death Valley, or Beatty. Run by volunteers, who are very friendly. Free, but dependent upon donations. Worth a stop, and a donation.

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Death Valley National Park, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

If you have interest in mining, and the history around Beatty and nearby Rhyolite, the Beatty Museum is a must stop. They have multiple rooms of displays, and a large book selection. The staff is friendly and well versed on the history of the area and Death Valley.

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Lawndale, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This museum is right across the street from the El Portal Motel. It houses quite a bit of items on the historical past of Beatty, Rhyolite and areas round about. I found the certificates for the mining companies quite interesting. Also, they have an extensive book rack. If your in for some reading during the evening - Pick up a... More 

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