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Quartzsite Museum

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161 W Main Street, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
+1 928-927-5229
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We had a day to kill in Quartzsite and decided to visit the Hi Jolly cemetery and then the museum... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
allison c
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Joseph, Oregon
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Very informative and wish we had started our Quartzsite visit here

Small but very interesting museum about the history and settling of Quartzsite. Enjoyed Richard's... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
Dawn M
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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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161 W Main Street, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a day to kill in Quartzsite and decided to visit the Hi Jolly cemetery and then the museum. Both were free and the latter was full of fun artifacts. The man running the museum was so knowledgeable. We were happy to have taken...More

1  Thank allison c
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Small but very interesting museum about the history and settling of Quartzsite. Enjoyed Richard's wealth of knowledge and willingness to share. There is no charge but it would be worth a few dollars if there were - if you enjoy history and learning I'd stop,...More

1  Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

I am sure there are a number of excellent folks that volunteer their time and knowledge giving visitors the history of Quartzite / Tyson Wells but I can't imagine them outdoing Richard. Fascinating stories and historical details regarding each of the displays. So much packed...More

2  Thank Flyfreemark
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I wish I had planned more time for this amazing time capsule. You can wander around on your own and can be given an informational tour. Not only is this a mining museum but also has old town and environmental history. I would suggest you...More

2  Thank SpiritsOpinion
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Great little museum with a very knowledgeable staff able and willing to share stories and information about the area..

1  Thank jima800
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Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Wow, this is really a neat museum. A lot of local and interesting history. Richard, the docent, was fantastic. Plan on spending a couple of hours here. Richard was a wealth of information and certainly a local colorist! The memorabilia, the story of Quartzsite, learning...More

2  Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a resting day wishing we had planned differently this place definitely deserved more of our time. Lots to see, make it one of your first stops in the area and then you can plan your visits to area ghost towns or join a...More

1  Thank J3w3ll68
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This museum has alot to see and learn about Quartzsite...anyone who visits the town should stop and get some history first.

2  Thank Roofers
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Interesting little Museum, great outside displays, the guy running the place knows all about the area.

1  Thank drdroad
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Reviewed April 3, 2017

We loved our visit to this museum! It might be little but it is an authentic Quartzsite experience! The building is an original and there are a lot of artifacts and pictures, covering a wide variety of local interest. The outside things are interesting in...More

2  Thank Diane M
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