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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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If Western Art and artifacts are your thing -

Worth an extended tour. Inside this vast museum are some wonderful stories and fine art. Experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Akos K
Getzwiller Collection

We visited the Desert Caballeros Museum primarily to see some Steve Getzwiller's extensive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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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...more
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21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
+1 928-684-2272
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth an extended tour. Inside this vast museum are some wonderful stories and fine art. Experience an era of simpler life and hands-on living.

Thank Akos K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Desert Caballeros Museum primarily to see some Steve Getzwiller's extensive collection of Navajo rugs...and it was well worth it. The collection was well presented (though the lighting was a little difficult for photos), diverse and comprehensive. Very reasonable entrance fee for what...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

Took Kinder and 1st graders to this musuem. The lady was nice, but spent most of our time talking about what could be touched and what couldn't. The other teacher and I didn't get to talk about types of art with them. The lower level...More

Thank 68XXX70
Reviewed June 22, 2018

As part of our "cowboy vacation" at a local dude ranch we wanted to learn more about the western experience. The Desert Caballeros ("caballeros" means "cowboy" in Spanish) museum is small but packed with genuine western artifacts, including some first class Western art and a...More

Thank SC_momma
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Every once in a while five friends and I get together for an adventure. This time we decided to go to the Desert Caballeros Western Museum. My friends were truly surprised by this fabulous museum in this little town. One side of the museum is...More

Thank Gemma S
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Charles Russell, Bierstadt, Moran, Remington ... who expected to find these classic western artists in a relatively small museum in a relatively small town? This gem of a museum is well worth a stop on your way between Phoenix and Las Vegas, or anywhere that...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

I hope the title wasn't misleading, but only because I didn't expect the museum to be bad, it was just even better than I thought it was going to be! I would especially recommend checking out the Frederic Remington bronzes. They are quite impressive.

Thank AZdesertdingos
Reviewed May 17, 2018

A friend and I visited the museum expressly to see this exhibit. This is the 13th Annual Cowgirl Up Exhibit of more than 200 paintings and sculptures created exclusively by women artists. All the artwork exhibited is for sale and it is quite something to...More

Thank Violette54
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Got to Wickenburg with no idea of what to see. Started at the Western Museum, and they have really made a good exhibit of how things was during the pioner years here in the west. Interesting for both adults, the teenager and the 2-year old....More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Primary purpose was to see Cowgirl Up exhibit as well as wonder around town and shops. Much fun! Nice casual and laces to eat. Would be a great family place to visit,also.

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April 1, 2017|
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Response from Gordy197 | Reviewed this property |
10$ ea seniors 10-5 Worth every cent
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.
February 3, 2015|
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