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Local history in parklike setting

There are several outside exhibits on the museum grounds, but the highlights are the Rim Country... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Sedona, Arizona
Zane Grey Cabin

Excellent tour by docent about the life and times of Zane Gey in the rim country around Payson. If... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2018
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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."
700 Green Valley Parkway, Payson, AZ 85541
+1 928-474-3483
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But I wouldn’t make it the destination for a day’s outing. The scenery along Rt 87 is the real attraction. But DO keep gour eyes on the road.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joel H
Reviewed November 26, 2018

There are several outside exhibits on the museum grounds, but the highlights are the Rim Country Museum and the reconstructed Zane Grey cabin which require a fee to enter ($5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students). Docents are very knowledgeable. Nice little gift shop. Lots of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank woolywombat
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Excellent tour by docent about the life and times of Zane Gey in the rim country around Payson. If you are a Zane Grey fan you will love it. Many of his books were set in this part of the country.. Small museum but very...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

A very neat museum giving a good take on the towns history, plus there is a replica of Zane Grey's cabin adjacent to the museum. Both buildings are set in a park around a series of lakes built from mining ponds and swamp - a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A R H
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I took a small junior high school group on a field trip to see the Zane Grey Cabin at the Rim Country Museum. The AZ history was very interesting at the museum, and the Zane Grey Cabin was very cool. The staff there was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

The docent in the reconstructed Zane Grey cabin was obviously an authority on Zane Grey, his life and his writing. Definitely worth a special trip if you have any interest in Zane Grey and/or western novels. The museum was interesting, but the Zane Grey cabin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WHS-Eagle
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Had a most interesting tour. Great History of area. Wonderful effort by local Historians. I recommend very Highly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claremont25
Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you find yourself in the area, this museum and the Zane Grey (reconstructed) cabin located next door (joint admission ticket) are worth a visit. The docents are knowledgeable and friendly. Clearly a small town museum, but well laid out and containing some interesting artifacts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 124douglash
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is an interesting place to visit. The Zane Grey cabin is close by and there is some old fire equipment as well close. The park itself is lovely with an easy walk around the lake if you like. Overall a relaxing place to spend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

This was our 2nd vistit in 4 years. Our boys enjoyed the first trip with us. This time we took friends. The staff is awsome.

Date of experience: July 2018
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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