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The Very First Patagonia Museum

This museum contains a lot of photos and artifacts. Photos go back nearly to the founding of the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Patagonia, Arizona
History of this area

We always seek out such Museums or Historical Society exhibits, as we enjoy discovering the... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
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Aug 6, 2018
“The Very First Patagonia Museum”
Jun 2, 2018
“History of this area”
The Patagonia Museum was incorporated in the state of Arizona in 2004. The Patagonia Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to collecting and preserving the culture and history of eastern Santa Cruz County.The Patagonia Museum has two...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
100 School Street, Patagonia, AZ 85624
+1 520-343-5641
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This museum contains a lot of photos and artifacts. Photos go back nearly to the founding of the town as a mining community. The museum was created by and is run only by volunteers. A fantastic addition to the town.

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

We always seek out such Museums or Historical Society exhibits, as we enjoy discovering the beginnings of small towns, and the history of the geographic area surrounding them. This was our third attempt to visit this Museum in a schoolhouse, as previously we always found...More

7  Thank NYU62
Reviewed May 20, 2018

this is a very nice museum and the old school is a great place to see also . they ring the school bell to let people know they are open .

Thank ljdwatch
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Local history, old school, someone said built about 1914? Quilt showing the day we visited. On hill with probably a breezy day every day.

Thank JeanC6
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Hard to complain about the limited hours when it is all done by dedicated volunteers. Check the website before you go as the hours vary summer and winter. I got in just before closing time so my visit was short. What i saw interested me...More

1  Thank Chopstick105
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Only open two hours a day, 3 days a week. We had other things to do and decided to a give it a pass. Only giving a poor review because of the very limited hours. It might very well be a great place, but -...More

Thank oldtravelinggolfer
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This very new museum housed in a 1914 elementary school building was a lovely surprise! We didn't have great expectations but found it delightful and informative. The efforts of recording oral commentary on the part of early residents is beautiful. We applaud those farsighted individuals...More

3  Thank Judy R
Reviewed December 24, 2016

This was a sweet small town museum with pictures and stories from the town's old-timers. The volunteer at the desk was very friendly. Museum is free.

2  Thank Tiz108
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

The Patagonia Museum is situated in the beautiful, old (1914) school house. It's up a slight hill and therefore has absolutely beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. The museum itself is very interesting and you can find out about the mining and ranching history of...More

2  Thank KatieScarlettLeeds
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