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Small but interesting!

My wife and I visited here, although we had trouble finding it with no GPS. Best advice I can give... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2016
880richp
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Ottawa, Canada
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Museum of the river people

Personally I like the effort the reservation has made displaying the culture and history of the... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2016
perpetualbigbang
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Apr 12, 2018
“Wonderful museum in the middle of the Cocopah Reservation”
Nov 2, 2016
“Small but interesting!”
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Built in 1996, the Cocopah Museum and Cultural Center include hand-crafted exhibits, meeting space and a gift shop. The museum which resides on the West Reservation is surrounded by a 1.5-acre park features luxurious native trees and plants and a...more
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14533 S Veterans Dr, Somerton, AZ 85350-7001
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

This museum has so much information presented in an easily accessible way in a small museum. It's great for all ages but not overwhelming. It is beautifully maintained and the gift shop has wonderful items that work for gifts.

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Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited here, although we had trouble finding it with no GPS. Best advice I can give is when you are close to Somerton, look west for the water tower in the country side !!! The museum is free and although small...More

Thank 880richp
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Personally I like the effort the reservation has made displaying the culture and history of the cocopah tribe. The museum is small but it has a interesting atmosphere and the fact that it's free makes it even better. If you are going to the museum...More

Thank perpetualbigbang
Reviewed December 28, 2015

This museum is easy to find when you get the new directions off Hwy 95. Use the Veterans Dr to obtain. Very friendly and knowledgeable people and they answered all the questions. The museum is very well done with great lighting and local history. Gift...More

2  Thank Jim K
Reviewed September 11, 2015

Museum is located way out in the country but determined to find as museum devoted to the Cocopah Tribe is very well done and historically interesting. Also Interesting to note the old photos of Indian women's breasts were blocked out. More modest than one usually...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed September 2, 2014

The people who work there were rude. No one even acknowledged that I walked in. The gift shop didn't even have any Cocopah items for sale. Just some crappy screen print shirts and sweaters. I did enjoy the displays. The display about traditional games was...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed May 21, 2014

We were in Yuma, Arizona as part of a trip of the Southwest, and I found this museum on Yuma's tourism website. Like many locations on reservations, Yahoo and Google Maps did not give proper directions. We had to call the office, and the women...More

Thank RAB40AZ
Reviewed February 18, 2014

Small museum chronicling the Cocopah Indians of the area. Not very exciting. The gift shop is bigger than the displays.

Thank Miranda S
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We were sad to see Indian Hill in such poor condition. 25 years ago this was a nice place to walk among the building. Now some of them are falling in and dangerous. Forget this stop...

2  Thank Don R
Cocopah E, Public Relations Manager at Cocopah Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2014

We believe this reviewer is confusing the Cocopah Museum with the Quechan Museum. The Quechan Museum is located on Indian Hill on Quechan land. The Cocopah Museum is located on the West Cocopah Reservation and is currently open and in very good condition.

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