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Rim Country Museum

700 Green Valley Parkway, Payson, AZ 85541
+1 928-474-3483
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Rim Country Museum, 700 Green Valley Pkwy, Payson, AZ.

This is definately a two-fer. You get two-for-the-price-of-one. You get the Rim Country Museum... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
kanbaatar
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
interesting tourist site

Guided tour of old house and Zane Grey replica cottage plus a nice gift shop with local books, Zane... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
jfd
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Located in Green Valley Park, this museum features exhibits that reflect the natural and cultural history of the greater Payson area called the "Rim Country."
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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700 Green Valley Parkway, Payson, AZ 85541
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+1 928-474-3483
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

This is definately a two-fer. You get two-for-the-price-of-one. You get the Rim Country Museum itself. And you get the adjoining Zane Grey Cabin as a second attraction. You could actually stretch it to a three-for-the-price-of-one because the Historic Ranger Station is also included on the...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Guided tour of old house and Zane Grey replica cottage plus a nice gift shop with local books, Zane Grey memorabilia and other souvenirs. Nice setting near a lake, take a left on Main st going north, it will be on the right after the...More

1  Thank jfd
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

A stop here really enriched our trip. Yes, the country is beautiful on its own, but unless you understand some of the natural and man-made history, you're missing out on the best part. It's a bargain- a few bucks for a 90-minute tour by very...More

1  Thank sanyaPortland_OR
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Our guide was knowledgeable. There was a lot to look at that was interesting. I would visit again!!!

Thank Marcheta C
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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

What a gem. Historic audio description of vintage ranger cabin, museum, tour of replica of Zane Gray cabin & original log cabin of founder family in Payson. We learned so much. Docents were very knowledgeable and provided informative & entertaining tour. Setting on lake &...More

1  Thank EddieTrayler
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

The Museum and the Zane Grey house are on a common piece of property which makes it easy to see and do it all. Knowledgeable staff are available and will give you a personal tour through it all. All that for a nominal admission fee...More

Thank 510dele
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

$5 to visit... only $4 if over 55. Includes the guided tour. What an incredible value!!!! Docents give the most wonderful tours with extensive explanations, photos, etc. Allow 2-3 hours... there is so much to see and listening to the docents is truly worthwhile. Very...More

1  Thank CNolan
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Good gift shop/bookstore and museum. Bookstore had lots of good books about local area and Arizona history along with Zane Grey. Tour guide was very knowledgeable.

1  Thank David P
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Zane Grey's cabin was originally relocated from more than 5 miles away, and when moved was drastically upgraded. Somewhat interesting, but only if you're really into Zane Grey novels. However, it's located on a lovely town lake with a great walking path around it. Spent...More

1  Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

Very informative tour. This is an accompanied tour, can't go by yourself. Learned a lot about Payson. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Michael M
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Response from trishdf | Reviewed this property |
I highly suggest contacting personnel at the museum. It appears each of the docents has some specific area of interest that may be helpful. I am confident someone on staff could recommend contacts whether one is... More
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