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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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Cute little museum.

Stopped there after Rhyolite and we liked it. Good history about the area. Some nice things on display.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Keflavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Stopped there after Rhyolite and we liked it. Good history about the area. Some nice things on display.

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East Gwillimbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great place to learn about the local history of the area especially Rhyolite the abandoned town. Lots of interesting bits and pieces.

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Port Angeles, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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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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Additional Information about Beatty Museum & Historical Society

Address: Address: 417 West Main Street, Highway 374, Beatty, NV
Phone Number: 775-553-2303
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Beatty
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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