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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
+1 928-684-2272
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Grest little muzeum

Wonderful visit. A combo art museum and historical collections. Lots of good western art... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Liza G
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Turner, Oregon
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Fantastic local history museum of Wickenburg.

The front building was not a whole lot, but second back building was amazing. Had great western... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Susan J
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Bakersfield, United States
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This summer escape the heat while embarking on genuine adventure at Desert Caballeros Western Museum! DCWM’s world renowned collection of Western fine art, historic exhibits and engaging education programs highlight the cultural legacy of the American West. Core to the museum collection are prized works of Catlin, Bierstadt, Moran, Remington, Russell, Cowboy Artists of America and Taos Society of Artists. Works by Bill Owen, Maynard Dixon, Alan Houser, Mirna Harrison and more offer an enriching contemporary presentation. With an eye on the horizon, DCWM hosts its nationally revered Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of West featuring hundreds of new works by 58 of the nation's top female artists every spring. Ready for more than world renowned art collections? Meander into awesome life-scale recreations of old 1905 Wickenburg; experience ranch life of the early Central Valley settlers and real Wickenburg dude ranches; discover local gold mining history & Arizona minerals; meet the American Indian tribes of the Southwest by examining their tools and crafts. A dream come true for kids of all ages, our museum offers free GuidePort headsets that tell the vast stories of the true American West! Head ‘Out Wickenburg Way’ to Desert Caballeros Western Museum.
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“general store” (13 reviews)
“the lower level” (13 reviews)
“audio tour” (9 reviews)
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21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful visit. A combo art museum and historical collections. Lots of good western art including many bronzes. Totally recommend for all ages.

Thank Liza G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The front building was not a whole lot, but second back building was amazing. Had great western artwork, displays, and rooms made up like they were in 1800’s. The General Store had a hologram image of a storekeeper who seemed so real when he spoke....More

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on a whim as we passed through Wickenburg. What a gem! Great history and presentation. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the historic town of Wickenburg, we stumbled upon this excellent museum which is home to some of the greatest western art in the country. The admission price is reasonable, and they provide you with headsets and a recording for your self-guided tour. The...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible display of life, art and goods of a western history. Congratulations to all who have contributed to this invaluable graphic story of a very special place.

Thank tbrodek
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we visited a famous Artist from Mexico had a sale and display in the gallery. We enjoyed the visit and it was well worth the admission

Thank wdlander
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

This museum isn't huge, but it has outstanding western works of art on permanent exhibit as well as rotating special shows. One of the best venues for works by female artists.

Thank mesatraveler
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Total surprise to find this gem of a museum in Wickenburg Az. Bronze sculptures by Remington abound and are tastefully displayed as well as many fabulous paintings of the old West. There is a special exhibit going on now of the personal collection of Steve...More

Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

This museum has something for everyone. Navajo blanket collection dating from mid-1800’s, multi-tribe basket collection. Western art collection from Russell to Remington to signed gouache portrait of Geranimo to modern art and sculpture. Stylized Historic room scenes depict parlor, kitchen, store, settlers’ cabin, saloon. I...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

We visited Desert Caballeros Western Musuem, Wickenburg, Arizona. The art galleries has some superb examples of southwestern art. There is historic exhibits such as the town exhibit. There is also a center that does regular special events such as history talks and other events. We...More

Thank mini
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artbyjoyce
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Gordy197 | Reviewed this property |
10$ ea seniors 10-5 Worth every cent
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Rosienua
February 3, 2015|
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Response from 943RickR | Reviewed this property |
They do have facilities for wheelchair bound attendees. They do have an elevator so from that point, I guess they do "have" wheelchairs, if that was the purpose of the question.
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Response from Jennie Z | Reviewed this property |
One wheelchair is available at the Main Entrance on Frontier St. The Museum now has two buildings. There are two levels of the Main Museum Bldg. but an elevator will allow the wheelchair to go to the lower level which... More
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